Press conference details confirmed for FA Cup final

Wednesday 31 May 2023 16:30

Manchester United are preparing to go head-to-head with Manchester City in this weekend's Emirates FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

United rounded off our 2022/23 Premier League campaign with a victory at home against Fulham on Sunday, confirming a top-three finish after beating the Cottagers 2-1 in M16.

With just one game now remaining, Erik ten Hag's side will hope to add further silverware to the cabinet following our Carabao Cup success against Newcastle United back in February.

Ahead of our much-anticipated showdown with City in the capital - kick-off is at 15:00 BST - Ten Hag is set to speak to the media at Carrington for the final time this season.

Read on to find out the press conference details from both sides and more, ahead of Saturday's encounter...

Early team news ahead of FA Cup final


Get the latest from both camps before Saturday's all-Manchester showdown at Wembley.


The first part of Erik's press conference will be available to view on the United App, and MUTV at 13:30 BST on Friday afternoon.

Erik is expected to provide an update on winger Antony following his recent setback, with our no.21 withdrawn during the first half of our 4-1 victory over Chelsea last week.

Fellow forward Anthony Martial has already been ruled out of the final with a hamstring issue.

Make sure you check back at 22:30 BST on Friday evening, when the second half of the Dutchman's media briefing will be released.


Pep Guardiola will speak to the media on Friday afternoon too, with his press conference also set to take place at 13:30 BST, at the Etihad Campus.

Our rivals are awaiting news on four key players, with both Jack Grealish and Ruben Dias having missed training over the past seven days and Kevin De Bruyne and Manuel Akanji all doubts.

The Blues still eyeing a Treble after claiming the Premier League title and reaching this season's UEFA Champions League final, where they will play Internazionale in Istanbul on 10 June.