STAYING WOKE: Thibaut Courtois. Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois expects a tricky FA Cup final when he and his teammates face off with Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United.

Mourinho switched to a back-three as well as used midfielder Ander Herrera to man-mark Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard in the two teams’ last few encounters.

And the Belgian stopper, who played under the Special One during his time with the Blues, expects more surprises in Saturday’s showdown at Wembley.

Courtois says: “He always has surprises in the games he has played against us.

“He has different systems to play. Sometimes he played three at the back, sometimes four. He will always find something.

“I think it’ll be a good game, lots of familiar faces on both sides. I hope it’ll be a good game with Chelsea as the winner.

“We can know a little bit how he set up in the last two years against us, but that’s it.”

A 3-0 defeat at Newcastle on the final day of the Premier League ended Chelsea’s hopes of Champions League qualification as they finished fifth.

But Courtois believes that setback won’t hurt weaken the team’s belief they can claim the silverware on offer this weekend.

He adds: “It was not a good performance from us. But we’ve showed we can bounce back.

“This is a different cup, different to the Premier League and we just have to go for it. That’s most important. After a season of ups and downs, we can finish on an up.”

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