Manchester City v Watford

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Manchester City will look to complete a unique treble in Saturday's clash with Watford, who are seeking their first FA Cup success.

Manchester City will look to complete a unique treble in Saturday’s clash with Watford, who are seeking their first FA Cup success.

Pep Guardiola’s men are looking to become the first English team to win the domestic treble, having already secured the Premier League title and the EFL Cup, as they prepare for another trip to Wembley.

City head into the final having won their last seven games in all competitions and have beaten the Hornets in their last 10 meetings, including a 3-0 win at the Etihad back in March.

En-route to the final, City have beaten Rotherham, Burnley, Newport, Swansea and Brighton, scoring 20 goals in the five ties and are now hoping to win the club’s sixth FA Cup.

Guardiola has revealed that Fernandinho, who hasn’t played since April 24, could feature at Wembley after returning to training in the last couple of days following a knee injury.

Kevin De Bruyne is also in contention after making his comeback as a sub at Brighton last weekend, but the Citizens will be without defender Benjamin Mendy.

Watford, who have only once previously reached the FA Cup final back in 1984 – when they went down 2-0 to Everton, have an almost full-strength squad to select from for Saturday’s final.

Javi Gracia has revealed that Gerard Deulofeu is available for selection, despite him being substituted in the last league game against West Ham and and only partially training this week.

Midfielder Tom Cleverley is also available after injury, while Watford were boosted by the news this week that Jose Holebas can play after the defender had his red card against West Ham overturned.

The Hornets have beaten Woking, Newcastle, QPR, Crystal Palace and Wolves on the road to Wembley, conceding just three goals in those five matches – with two coming in the semi-final win over Wolves.

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