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Mustafi could miss the FA Cup final due to a hamstring injury

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has sustained a hamstring injury and may not be available for the FA Cup final against Chelsea at Wembley according to the club manager Mikel Arteta. Mustafi, who was out of favor under former Arsenal boss Unai Emery has established himself as a key player for the Gunners under Mikel Arteta and started 9 games before the FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City. However, after suffering a hamstring during the game against the Citizens, he was forced to miss the Premier League clash against Aston Villa in a 1 nil loss. He has undergone a scan and Mikel Arteta has revealed fears that the Germany international may not return in time to face city rivals, Chelsea in the FA Cup final. “I doubt it,” said Arteta, when asked if Mustafi would be fit for...

Phil Neville slams Solskjaer after United FA Cup loss to Chelsea

Phil Neville criticized former Manchester United teammate and present United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the Red Devils' 3:1 FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday. It was a game that United goalkeeper David de Gea will want to want to forget in a hurry as he was unconvincing as they crashed out of the competition. The Spanish shot-stopper could have done better with Olivier Giroud's opener but the worst was yet to come as he parried Mason Mount's shot into the net at the start of the second half. The dreadful showing was worsened by a Harry Maguire own-goal fo Chelsea's third before a late penalty was converted by Bruno Fernandes to make it 3:1. Da Gea was the subject of criticism amongst fans but Phil Neville directed his at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Sols...

Man City and Watford handed major boosts ahead of FA Cup final

Manchester City will go head to head-to-head against Watford in the English FA Cup on Saturday in a game where they've been tipped as the overwhelming favorites. Regardless, the competition is one where upsets abound and Pep Guardiola's men will be wary of that. Manchester City are on course for a domestic treble which will be sealed with a victory over Javi Gracia's men on Saturday. Meanwhile, Watford will also be looking to end the season on a high with a significant laurel to show by their standards. READ: https://footiehound.com/liverpool-sent-scouts-to-watch-depay/ The Citizens have been handed a boost ahead of the game as Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho could be available for the crunch fixture. The player has returned to training ahead of the game and will definitely ...