Mourinho: Chelsea are already Premier League Champions
Manchester United will face Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals and Jose Mourinho has seemingly started the mind games.
Chelsea can focus solely on the FA Cup as they have already got the Premier League title in the bag, claims Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
After Manchester United's 4-0 defeat to Chelsea in the league earlier this season, Mourinho has the chance to gain revenge on his former employees as United have been drawn to play Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
United booked their spot in the last eight thanks to a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers on Sunday.
Morinho's mind games
And Mourinho has seemingly kicked off the mind games, with Chelsea eight points clear atop the Premier League table, and 12 ahead of United.
"Probably Chelsea can only think about that [the FA Cup] because I think they are champions and they have nothing else to fight for," Mourinho said after Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to score the winner at Ewood Park.
"The FA Cup is something I believe is important for them. I have to play St-Etienne [on Wednesday], I have to play the [League Cup] final, I have to play hopefully another opponent in the Europa League.
United's top four ambition
"I have to fight for a top-four position in the Premier League. I have so many things to think about.
"The match is in one month's time. I don't want to be speaking about it."
United have a gruelling fixture list, which includes a trip to Saint-Etienne for the second leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Wednesday.
Mourinho's men are also set to face Southampton in the EFL Cup final on February 26.
Semi-final of the FA Cup between: Chelsea vs Manchester United