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Sergio Romero: 'Manchester United must win FA Cup'

Romero: 'Man United must win FA Cup'
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Goalkeeper Sergio Romero says that Manchester United must win this season's FA Cup in order to make up for their early exit from the Champions League.

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero has stressed that Manchester United must treat winning the FA Cup as one of their top priorities for the rest of the season.

While United are looking to finish in second place in the Premier League standings, the North-West giants had hoped to progress far in the Champions League, only to lose to Sevilla at the last-16 stage on Tuesday night.

However, United can still win a trophy this season and ahead of Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final with Brighton & Hove Albion, Romero has admitted that Jose Mourinho's side must prioritise trying to win the competition for the second time in three years.

The 31-year-old is quoted by The Mirror as saying: "We don't treat this as a secondary competition, we see it as a competition where we need to get to the final and win it.

"We know that it's a tough competition, we know that there are seven other teams who also want to win this weekend and to progress, but we're focused on our work and I'm sure we'll be in peak condition."

Romero could make his ninth appearance of the season in this weekend's fixture at Old Trafford.

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City97202632323
2Liverpool97201631323
3Chelsea96302071321
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs9702167921
5Arsenal86021910918
6Bournemouth95221612417
7Watford95131312116
8Everton94321512315
9Wolverhampton WanderersWolves943298115
10Manchester UnitedMan Utd94231516-114
11Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton93241013-311
13Burnley92251017-78
14West Ham UnitedWest Ham9216814-67
15Crystal Palace9216511-67
16Southampton9135614-86
17Cardiff CityCardiff9126819-115
18Fulham91261125-145
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9036418-143
20Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9027614-82

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