"But in another season, we would have been challenging with 81 points".
Chelsea's season has been marred by Conte's public feud with the club's hierarchy over their failure to back his transfer plans, as well as reports that many players have grown exhausted of the intense Italian's demanding training regime.
Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has claimed that winning the 2017/18 English FA Cup title will be a great bonus for Chelsea after losing their Premier League title to Manchester City.
"The Duke of Cambridge will not be attending the FA Cup final due to his responsibilities as best man at his brother's wedding", said a Kensington Palace spokesperson.
"Wembley always deserves an entertaining Cup Final on the day when so many people around the world are watching and I feel privileged to have been a part of so many". I want to be on the pitch to help my team-mates and it's not nice. "It played on my mind a little bit, but apart from that it's happened and there's nothing I can do about it". Having missed out on Champions League football for next season, many expect the Wembley showpiece to be the Italian's final match in charge at Stamford Bridge, regardless of the outcome. We have to be fighting hard to win something and we have that opportunity next week.
Jones said: "I really don't think we're far away".
Herrera was injured when the two sides last met, in February's league match at Old Trafford, which the Reds won 2-1, but his bad luck gave Academy graduate Scott McTominay a chance to shine.
There has been much debate over whether or not United have progressed in Mourinho's second term.
A similar lack of goals lies in wait this year, but I think United will edge it as they've had a stronger scoring record in the big league games this season.
Jose Mourinho is familiar with the majority of the squad and appears to want to dip back into his former club in the coming transfer window.
"The coach told me he doesn't like to sign players in January and it would take time for me to become accustomed to the new players".
United have been linked with swoops for the pair as Mourinho looks to bring in fresh faces ahead of next season.