"Ultimately at the end of next season if Pep wins another league that will be a big problem over a three year period but if Jose was to win the league next year you could actually argue Jose has done the better job". There have also been a few surprises along the way, most notably Scott McTominay's involvement.
Saturday represents United's third cup final of the Jose Mourinho era, and their fourth in two years.
"It's definitely the worst feeling I've experienced in my career".
Tottenham Hotspurs was eliminated in the semi-final game of FA Cup against Man United.
"We'll always have our critics because we're Man United and ultimately it's been like that since I've been here, but it shows that we're moving in the right direction under him (Mourinho). I can't rewind it back, to try and not get a red card, it is what it is, it's football". "It's important that we do go and really take the game to them and come away with the trophy".
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"I wanted to be on the pitch to help my team mates".
"Sometimes when you're at a club like Chelsea you feel sorry when you see a player move on".
A little over a week ago, the Blues beat Liverpool 1-0 at the Bridge in what was hailed in many quarters as the type of tactical masterclass that brought Conte the title last season.
United will train at Fulham's Motspur Park training ground over the next couple of days as they prepare for their FA Cup final showdown.
"There are positives to take from that game", said the Lancaster-born Scottish worldwide, who received widespread praise for a disciplined man-marking job on Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard.
If Saturday's clash is to be his last game Cahill wants to make sure Conte's reign ends on a high. "And every game that goes by Sir Alex Ferguson's football gets better and better because you forget the bad games, the 1-0s, the awful defeats".