The FA Cup has had to battle to maintain its importance up in an era where Champions League qualification is so paramount but it still represents a beacon of hope which could allow Chelsea to win silverware at the end of a tumultuous season.
Whether victory over Manchester United on Saturday would be enough to salvage the Blues’ season or even keep Antonio Conte in a job is another matter and a large part of that is down to the fact that the club has again dropped out of the Champions League ahead of next season.
That’s why we’ve decided to give Chelsea fans the hypothetical choice; would they rather finish in the top four – getting Champions League football next season – but not win the FA Cup or finish fifth and win the trophy, as they have the chance to do this weekend?
Obviously fans would rather have both but given the choice between one or the other – what would you go for? Let us know by voting in the poll below and keep your eyes peeled for the results in the lead-up to Saturday’s showpiece…