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    Man Utd 1 West Ham 0 LIVE REACTION: Scott McTominay’s extra-time volley sends Utd to FA Cup quarter-finals – updates

    MANCHESTER UNITED beat West Ham 1-0 in the 5th round of the FA Cup thanks to an extra-time goal from Scott McTominay.
    RESULT: Man Utd 1-0 West Ham
    Man Utd XI: Henderson, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Telles, Matic, Van De Beek, Fred, Greenwood, Martial, Rashford
    West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Rice, Noble, Soucek, Fornals, Bowen, Yarmolenko
    Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

    Sorry it wasn’t the net-bulging, eyebrow-raising goal-fest we were all hoping for, but the two sides did their best for us.
    In the end it was Scott McTominay’s extra-time volley which secured United a place in the FA Cup quarter-finals.
    But a bit of a hapless night for the Hammers, who will be kicking themselves for failing to nab a striker in the January transfer window.
    Oh well, they’ve always got the summer.
    Have a good evening and we’ll catch you back here tomorrow evening for our coverage of Everton vs Tottenham!

    It wasn’t the prettiest of victories tonight but Ole knows of the importance of bouncing back from Saturday’s draw with Everton.

    “I felt we dominated. I thought we were in complete control of the first half.
    “In the second half it became more of a game. When it’s only one nil and we are wasteful, anything can happen to us – we knew that from the last game [Everton]. It’s just about finishing the game off but we’re through. We’re in the hat and that’s what we wanted.
    “I think we got about 15 to 17 shots in the end but we need to be more clinical. We should’ve finished the game off earlier and finished in 90 minutes but sometimes it doesn’t happen.
    “We needed to have a good result and a good feeling after today because we were low after Everton game. It’s hard to take but they were really focused and did the job.
    “Of course you want to win every game. We want to challenge and we want to go to the final. That’s what we’re here at Man United for. Sometimes you’re lucky with draw in the cup – we haven’t been that lucky – but obviously we move another step closer to the final.”
    Harry MaguireBBC Sport

    Re-live the best of tonight’s action with our match report.
    Head over to the SunSport site for our man Neil Custis’ thoughts on tonight’s game and the reaction from both camps.
    Or click here 👉 MATCH REPORT

    At the match-winning moment from Scott McTominay.
    He’s emerged as an important cog in the Man Utd wheel and you suspect he’ll be a big part of Scotland’s Euros campaign in the summer too!

    Manchester United reach the last-8 for the seventh consecutive season.
    But who could they play in the quarter-finals? It’ll be one of the teams below.
    Ties still to be played
    Sheffield United OR Bristol City
    Wolves OR Southampton
    Barnsley OR Chelsea
    Everton OR Tottenham
    Swansea OR Manchester City
    Leicester OR Brighton

    The full-time stats from Manchester United’s 1-0 win over West Ham.
    Two hours of football and two shots at goal for the in-form Hammers.
    Without Antonio, were they daft to let Haller go too?
    Paul Tierney not using his cards tonight either!

    Harry Maguire was given Man of the Match tonight and he praised the side’s spirit to win tonight after a sucker-punch on Saturday night against Everton.

    I thought the performance was good, I feel we could’ve been a bit more clinical.We should have been ahead at the break and they had a spell after it but we defended better than we did against Everton at the weekend.We dug in and I felt we got the win we deserved.We were so disappointed on Saturday so it shows great spirit and mentality to get our heads back up for tonight.
    Harry MaguireBBC Sport

    It wasn’t pretty. In fact it was far from it.
    But it was a quality goal that separated the teams and it was a classy finish from Scott McTominay to settle the tie.
    West Ham will be disappointed they didn’t create anything and in truth didn’t give it a go.


    ET 30′ Martial is played in by Cavani and only has Fabianski to beat but strikes it straight at the keeper.

    ET 30′ Benrahma has it on the left side of the United box and looks for a cross.
    Williams slides in perfectly to win it back and Rashford picks up the loose ball and runs 70 yards up the park and into the corner.


    ET 29′ Henderson gets a backpass caught under his feet and does really well not to panic.
    Little Cruyff turn and clears away. Tidy.

    ET 28′ Benrahma swings a ball into the back post which stretches Coufal and he does well to keep it in but hits it straight to Henderson.

    ET 27′ McTominay finds Martial on the left.
    He has Luke Shaw bursting a gut to get on his outside but Martial ducks inside and hits a tired shot right at Fabianski.

    Five minutes left of extra-time. Will Man Utd see it out, or can West Ham take us to penalties?

    ET 24′ Lanzini is into the action straight away and feeds Johnson on the left.
    His clipped ball in finds Benrahma 10 yards out with a free header but it’s straight at Henderson.
    He might have been offside.


    A sore one for the youngster Odubeko as he is subbed, after getting subbed on earlier himself.
    Not sure he touched the ball but it’s still a shame for the young lad.
    OFF – Ademipo Odubeko
    ON – Manuel Lanzini

    ET 20′ Martial wins a 50/50 against Coufal on the touchline – one that neither player looked like they wanted to win.
    Suddenly, the hosts are away 5v2 but Martial’s attempted pass for Rashford is very poor and the Hammers get it back.

    ET 19′ Shaw fires a pass into Cavani who tries a clever flick through for Fernandes but it spins straight through to Fabianski.

    ET 17′ Close to a second there.
    Shaw turns on the ball in midfield, feeds Martial then makes his way into the box.
    Martial holds onto it for a few seconds then slides it through for Shaw who times his run perfectly.
    Fabianski reads it and rushes off his line to slide in and gather.

    ET 16′ Got to expect West Ham to come out and give it a go.
    It promises to be a lively 15 minutes in store



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    Dele Alli in line for shock Tottenham recall in FA Cup clash with Everton after clear-the-air talks with Jose Mourinho

    JOSE MOURINHO is eyeing a double D as he aims to get his paws on another cup.
    The Tottenham boss is set to recall Dele and Dier for tonight’s FA Cup fifth-round tie at Everton.

    Dele Alli is set to start in Tottenham’s FA Cup clash with EvertonCredit: PA

    The England international has held clear-the-air talks with manager Jose MourinhoCredit: AFP

    Midfielder Dele could feature for the first time since last month’s 5-0 third-round win at Marine, after recovering from a calf injury and having clear-the-air talks with Mourinho.
    Defender Eric Dier is likely to return after being benched for Sunday’s 2-0 Prem victory over West Brom, Mourinho said: “I believe players have moments.
    “They can be very good, they can be strong personalities, they can be experienced, they can cope with a mistake.
    “But in the end, players feel these little moments of confidence, of crisis.


    “Recently, our team has made little, important mistakes that are punished in terms of our results.
    “And Eric was there, he was one of them. They feel it.
    “Confidence drops a little bit. But he is a great personality, a team guy — a guy that I trust and he will soon be back to normality.”

    Dele spoke with his boss when a move to Paris Saint-Germain and a reunion with ex-Spurs chief Mauricio Pochettino did not materialise — and may feature tonight.
    Mourinho added: “What’s changed? He is available and not injured. He is happy to be training and we’re happy to have him back.”

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    Everton vs Tottenham FREE: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for FA Cup fifth-round clash

    EVERTON welcome Tottenham to Goodison Park for an all-Premier League FA Cup 5th round clash.
    The Toffees are going well in the league this season and are targeting a first trophy since lifting the FA Cup way back in 1995.

    The pressure is on Mourinho to deliver silverware in North LondonCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    Spurs meanwhile have faltered in their title bid and Jose Mourinho will be desperate to keep up momentum in the cup competitions.
    When is Everton vs Tottenham?
    This FA Cup fifth round tie will take place on Wednesday, February 10.
    Kick-off is at 8.15pm GMT.
    When the sides met earlier in the season, a Dominic Calvert-Lewin goal gave the Toffees a 1-0 victory.
    Which TV channel and live stream can I watch it on?
    You can catch this game live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.
    Coverage begins after the clash between Swansea vs Man City.
    If you’re a BT Sport subscriber or have BT Broadband, you can stream on a number of devices using the official app.

    How can I watch for free?
    EE customers can get BT Sport INCLUDED to their plan at no extra cost if they are on a plan with Smart Benefits – simply log in to EE and choose BT Sport app.
    And then get it on the big screen by texting SPORT to 150 to get a FREE three-month trial of Large Screen so you can cast all the action on your TV.
    At the end of the three months you will automatically roll onto the £5 per month BT Sport Large Screen subscription unless cancelled.

    What is the team news?
    Niels Nkounkou and Jordan Pickford remain out for the Toffees, who cruised past Sheffield Wednesday in the last round.
    Allan remains a doubt and will likely not be risked despite resuming training earlier this week.
    Gareth Bale could get the nod in attack for Spurs who welcomed back Harry Kane against West Brom.
    Sergio Reguilon, Giovani Lo Celso, and Dele Alli all remain sidelined.

    Match odds
    Everton to win – 8/5
    Draw after 90 mins – 21/10
    Spurs victory – 9/5
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    Man Utd ratings: Sub McTominay shines after Van de Beek struggles again as Solskjaer’s men KO West Ham in FA Cup

    DONNY VAN DE BEEK’S latest dim display looked all the gloomier when contrasted with that of match-winning sub Scott McTominay as Manchester United scraped into the FA Cup quarter-finals.
    Here’s how we rated Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s jaded-looking team in a forgettable 1-0 win after extra time against dogged, defensive West Ham.

    Match-winning Man Utd sub Scott McTominay celebrates his goal after making a big impact against West HamCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    Man Utd’s big summer buy Donny van de Beek again failed to impress, often looking lost on a rare start before being taken offCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    Man Utd left-back Alex Telles marauded forward well, especially in the first halfCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    Dean Henderson – 6/10

    Totally untroubled almost throughout.
    But the Euro 2021 hopeful kept his concentration to easily catch a header that menacing West Ham sub Said Behnrahma directed straight at him when the visitors hunted in vain for an extra-time leveller.
    But this shot-shy night was not the time to judge Henderson’s claims to replace David De Gea as United’s first-choice keeper.
    Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 7
    Comfortable evening for the uncapped right-back.

    Athletically hooked the ball away from almost the line when Southampton threatened from a 90th-minute corner.
    Was replaced by Brandon Williams in the 90th minute, but that was all about keeping him fresh over anything to do with his performance.
    Victor Lindelof – 7
    One fine, firm downward header forced Lukasz Fabianski into a brilliant full-stretch tip-around from virtually the only clear chance of the opening period.
    Also made a couple of useful blocks later on when the Hammers sporadically came close to creating a few half-chances.

    Harry Maguire – 7
    Rarely tested but still strong at the back – the figurehead as and when needed.
    Bustled forward when he could, but it was unfair to expect the skipper to make up for his team-mates’ timidity further forward.
    Alex Telles – 7
    Lively display from left-back, especially in the first half, when he was always pressing to overlap.
    The Brazilian and Luke Shaw are pushing themselves all the way for this position.
    And he was understandably replaced by Shaw, in the 90th minute, as Solskjaer protected his tiring legs.
    Fred – 5
    Steady enough, but United needed more than that from their midfield.
    And they only got it once McTominay and Fernandes came on.
    Nemanja Matic – 5
    Did little wrong but equally little to persuade Solskjaer he should be starting more regularly in the Prem, rather than just in the FA Cup.
    Was replaced by Scott McTominay in the 73rd minute when Solskjaer was clearly keen to up the tempo.
    Donny van de Beek – 5
    Looked lost at times, seemingly nervous and uncertain of his role – but that might be as much a criticism of United’s tactics as of the Dutchman himself.
    Was keen to find gaps, running on and off the ball in front of a crowded West Ham defence.
    But in reality his involvement was peripheral and usually docile, way off the impact he needs to break into the team regularly.
    Damningly, he was never the pivot for United’s attacks, never the man his team-mates looked to.
    Appeared resigned to his fate when United signalled substitutions on 73 minutes, and indeed was promptly taken off, replaced by Bruno Fernandes.
    Mason Greenwood – 6
    Briefly lit up a gloomy first half with a nifty, touch, turn and nutmeg of Mark Noble.
    But that was in a harmless area of the pitch – just like much of his play. Was replaced by fellow frontman Edinson Cavani on 86 minutes.
    Marcus Rashford – 7
    Flitted dangerously at times but mostly too far from the danger area.
    Lacked the decisiveness of a true striker when a loose ball dropped to him early in the second period, enabling Fabianski to block a sidefoot shot.
    But he looked as if he could make a decisive intervention if fed inside the box – and pretty much proved that with his lovely flick for McTominay’s winner.
    Anthony Martial – 6
    Another of United’s attackers who spent too long on the fringes.
    He too was more a victim than a culprit of the home side’s plodding performance and lack of creativity.
    Steered a late extra-time effort too close to Fabianski.
    ⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford

    Edinson Cavani (for Greenwood, 86 mins) – 6
    A few classy touches and also looked a more natural focal point for the frontline, reflecting both his experience and the fact Martial and Rashford are not out-and-out centre-forwards
    Bruno Fernandes (for Van de Beek, 73 mins) – 6
    A clear and instant improvement on what went before, flickering menacingly on the fringes of United’s attack
    Scott McTominay (for Matic, 73 mins) – 8
    Immediately injected energy and drive.
    And his timing was as perfect as his confidence when he clinically slotted the only goal eight minutes into extra time, following Rashford’s neat touch.
    That’s the Scot’s seventh goal in a season where his all-round game and stature have matured impressively.
    Luke Shaw (for Telles, 90 mins) – 6
    Fitted in as seamlessly as you would expect at left-back from one of the Prem’s most in-form defenders
    Brandon Williams (for Wan-Bissaka, 90 mins) – 6
    A rare bit of game-time for the youngster this season. Little direct impact, but not much need for it.
    Subs not used: Grant, Diallo, James, Tuanzebe.

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    Man Utd 1 West Ham 0 (AET): Supersub Scott McTominay fires Solskjaer and Co into FA Cup quarter-final with sweet strike

    SCOTT MCTOMINAY proved a cut above the rest as he fired Manchester United into the last eight of the FA Cup.
    Sporting a do it yourself lockdown haircut the 24-year-old Scottish international pounced with a drilled first-time effort in the seventh minute of extra time.

    Man Utd celebrated with great relief after McTominay’s extra-time strikeCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    McTominay stroked home a superb, extra-time effort to send United to the FA Cup quarter-finalCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    He spoke recently about his desperation to experience being part of a Manchester United team that wins silverware.
    Thanks to him they are now a step closer.
    He was captain and match winner with the only goal in the third round against Watford and part of the midfield engine room that wore down Liverpool in round four.
    He had actually been rested for last night but came on as a 73rd minute sub as to add some much needed energy to a tiring team.

    ⚽ Read our Man United live blog for the latest news from Old Trafford
    Then in the 97th minute he struck.
    West Ham twice failed to clear their lines with headers allowing Marcus Rashford to touch off a loose ball to McTominay to fire home from ten yards.
    It was his third in as many games and scoring one from distance in the 9-0 win over Southampton and a header that should have sealed victory against Everton.

    For both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford this was their 250th appearance in a Manchester United shirt.

    McTominay and fellow sub Williams celebrated his superb winnerCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    Fabianski made a sublime save to deny Lindelof in the first-halfCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

    For Rashford, at 23 years and 101 days, he became the fourth-youngest player in the club’s history to reach that mark behind Norman Whiteside, George Best and Ryan Giggs.
    Early on they both look like they wanted to mark the occasion in style as well for they were on their game right from the first whistle charging at the visitors.
    Martial would have the first decent effort of the game which would also lead to an unfortunate injury blow for West Ham.
    Of the six changes manager Solskjaer made to his team one was at left back with Alex Telles coming for Luke Shaw who has been enjoying the best period of his United career.
    But there is no drop in standards when summer signing Telles comes in who like Shaw is equally adept defending and getting forward.
    Indeed his delivery is among the best in the squad.
    It was he who picked out Martial with a superbly weighted through ball on 11 minutes but as he shot Angelo Ogbonna slid across to block his effort.
    Martial’s momentum carried him forward with his outstretched boot crunching in to Ogbonna’s ankle.
    After lengthy treatment he simply could not go on and limped gingerly off the pitch and down the tunnel to be replaced by Issa Diop.
    Diop himself would need attention later in the half after a nasty cash of heads with Martial.
    It would lead to him going off at half time as a concussion sub.
    Having had an early chance, French forward Martial would turn provider in the 16th minute.

    Angelo Ogbonna limped off injured after just 16 minutes after hurting his ankle blocking an Anthony Martial shotCredit: PA:Press Association

    Van de Beek had another tough evening before being replaced by FernandesCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    It was Telles pass into the box that found him and he expertly cushioned the ball with his chest and laid it off to Greenwood but his effort was blocked by the sliding Aaron Cresswell.
    Solskjaer has praised Greenwood lately for his performances describing him as the stand out player in the 3-3 draw with Everton.
    There was one moment last night when he mesmerised Mark Noble with a clever turn along the touchline to leave him trailing.
    But it is goals that Greenwood needs and so far this season he has only four and just one in the league.
    It took a superb save from Lukasz Fabianski to stop the home side from taking the lead on 27 minutes.
    Telles is the best corner kicker at the club as well and when he swung one in Victor Lindelof stooped to head goalwards.
    The ball deflected off Craig Dawson and was heading for the bottom corner, but Fabianski dived full length and stretched every sinew to claw it away.
    At the opposite end of course Dean Henderson was hoping to stake his claim for a decent run between the sticks with David De Gea’s form once more coming into question following the Everton game.
    The problem was Henderson was having little to do in order to raise the volume of the clamour for him to get his chance.
    West Ham had one shot to United’s eight by the break which pretty much summed up how much Solsjaer’s men were on top.
    Having run themselves into the ground with that impressive 3-1 win at Aston Villa, the Hammers had looked fatigued in their goalless draw at Fulham.
    Main man Michail Antonio simply needed the rest he was afforded last night.

    Yarmolenko was also forced off the pitch due to injury at Old TraffordCredit: PA:Press Association

    Fabianski was forced into making another sharp save in the second-half, this time from RashfordCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd
    Still, Moyes clearly expected more from his men as he raced down the touchline at the break for his half-time talk.
    While Diop’s change was enforced he also brought Ben Johnson on for Jarrod Bowen.
    But a third injury on the night forced Moyes into another change early in the half.
    Andiy Yarmolenko took a knock and 18-year-old Mipo Odubeko who came through the ranks at Manchester United finally got the chance to play at Old Trafford.
    The wave of red attacks would continue early in the second half before West Ham got a foot in the game but it became very scrappy..
    Fabianski had to come to the rescue again with as he made himself big to deny Rashford at close range.
    Then there was alarm bells ringing when Lindelof gave the ball away right on half way and Pablo Fornals broke and tried to find Declan Rice to his left..
    Credit to Lindelof for his recovery for he would get back to intercept that pass.
    United were missing that X-factor that Bruno Fernandes gives them and with extra-time looming he was brought into the fray for the ineffective Donny van de Beek.
    Scott McTominay would also come on for Nemanja Matic.
    Nobody wanted extra time in these Baltic temperatures so Solskjaer stuck Edinson Cavani on as well for the last five minutes of normal time in the hope his poaching instincts could do it.
    But another 30 minutes for tiring teams it was.
    And McTominay ensured it was United who booked their place in the last-eight with his sweetly-struck extra-time finish.

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    Burnley forced into last-gasp change after ‘FORGETTING’ Eric Pieters was suspended for Bournemouth defeat in FA Cup

    RED-FACED Burnley axed Erik Pieters at the last minute from their FA Cup defeat to Bournemouth – after remembering he was SUSPENDED.
    The Clarets faced being been thrown out of the tournament for fielding an ineligible player had Dutch left-back Pieters taken part.

    Suspended Erik Pieters was only withdrawn from the Burnley line-up shortly before tonight’s kick-off against BournemouthCredit: Getty Images – Getty

    But instead academy product Anthony Glennon came into the side for the last-16 home clash.
    Burnley announced on social media the change was “due to an administrative error” – but fans pounced on the blunder.
    One said: “That is embarrassing” – while many others were baffled, with their responses including “Wow!”
    But posts like this spelled it out: “The club are fully aware of the rules! But yes if he played they would be charged with fielding an ineligible player – normally kicked out if found guilty.”

    The Clarets were aiming to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 2002-03 – but fell to the Championship side 2-0.
    Supporters on social media were proved right when they noted that Pieters’ enforced absence left them fragile at the back.
    One posted “So we don’t have a first-team left-back” another replied: “We have two, one injured and one suspended.”


    Meanwhile, the Cherries’ interim manager Jonathan Woodgate is looking for an immediate impact from Harry Redknapp helping out in coaching over the past few days.
    Promotion straight back to the Premier League is still Bournemouth’s priority.
    And Woodgate has started brightly in his caretaker role, making it two wins from two on Tuesday evening, adding to the 3-2 win against Birmingham last weekend.


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    Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho backs Carlo Ancelotti to bring silverware to Everton… if he is given time

    JOSE MOURINHO is backing Carlo Ancelotti to bring silverware back to Everton – if he is given the time.
    Mourinho takes his Tottenham to Ancelotti’s Toffees in the FA Cup fifth round on Wednesday night.

    Ahead of their FA Cup clash, Spurs chief Jose Mourinho rates Everton counterpart Carlo Ancelotti as ‘one of the best managers in the world’Credit: AFP or licensors

    The hosts have not lifted a trophy since winning the famous old competition 25 years ago.
    But Everton have improved considerably under three-times Champions League winner Ancelotti.
    And his old pal Mourinho said: “Carlo is Carlo.
    “He doesn’t go to a club to spend some time or to have some fun.

    “He goes to a club to try to be Carlo.
    “A winner, he is one of the best managers in the world and just by arriving he brings to the club that ambition.
    “You can see the players they have got, they will go in the direction of some players they will progress.
    “They will go in the direction of having some players Carlo knows very well, and players with great quality and great experience at the highest level.

    “They have other players who are improving a lot and Carlo, with time, he will win.
    “I am not saying Everton can jump over the top clubs with incredible histories. It is not an easy process of course.
    “But with Carlo and with patience and with time and with continuous development of the team, there is nobody better than Carlo to give a trophy to Everton.”
    Tottenham are looking for their first piece of silverware since lifting the League Cup in 2008.
    Having already booked their place in this year’s final of that competition they will be looking to edge a step closer to what they hope will be a domestic cup double with victory at Goodison Park.
    Mourinho will again be without the crocked Giovani Lo Celso and Serge Reguilon while Serge Aurier is a fresh doubt having picked up a knock in Sunday’s 2-0 win over West Brom.
    The Spurs boss must decide whether to play Harry Kane after the striker returned from ankle injuries earlier than expected to score against the Baggies.
    But Dele Alli could feature after recovering from a calf injury and having clear-the-air talks with Mourinho over his future.

    Mourinho says Dele Alli is back training and ‘not injured’ but in a ‘normal situation’ without players missing might not be considered vs EvertonCredit: Getty Images – Getty
    Mourinho said today: “Dele Alli, he trained yesterday with the team and well. He’s had a long time away, a couple of weeks not training with the team and recovering – can he play tomorrow?
    “Well he’s not injured but I’m not sure he can start.
    “But can he help us? I believe he can so in terms of having Dele on the bench to come for a few minutes to try to help the team is that possible, something I have to speak to him but I believe he can.”
    Mourinho held talks with Dele after his desired move to link up again with former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino at Paris Saint-Germain failed to materialise last month.
    Mourinho insisted: “Nothing’s changed. He is not injured, he can train with the team.
    “He went through a process of not training, training with the sports science people and then jumped to the team work which he did yesterday for the first time. So nothing’s changed.
    “What maybe changed is speculation around him because in this moment everybody knows he is a Tottenham player, who stays in here and he doesn’t go to any place.

    “I want him fully on board and it depends on his feelings but if he can come on for 10, 15 minutes and help that will be good.
    Jose Mourinho on Dele Alli

    “So probably the end of the speculation will be the end of questions and with the end of questions he can train, he can try to help the team because this is what we want, this is what we need.
    “We need players to help the team and hopefully he can do that.
    “In a normal situation he wouldn’t even be considered for tomorrow but with the injuries we have, the number of matches we have maybe we have to accelerate his process and maybe we can.
    “But of course I want him to be fully on board and to agree and it depends on his feelings but if he can be on the bench tomorrow and to come for 10, 15 minutes and help the team that will be good for us.”

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    When is FA Cup quarter-final draw, what FREE live stream and TV channel is it on and what are the ball numbers?

    THE FA CUP fifth round is taking place across this week in a midweek bonanza.
    And the draw for quarter-finals will take place as the world’s oldest national football competition whittles down to the final eight. Here’s how to watch all of the action and also those all-important ball numbers.

    The big draw takes place this week
    When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw?

    The FA Cup quarter-final draw takes place at approx 7.45pm on Thursday night, live from BT Sport’s studios in East London.
    It is set to go down just before the final fifth-round tie of the week – Barnsley vs Chelsea. Though if the match on before it – Wolves vs Southampton – goes to extra time then the draw will be delayed.
    Reshmin Choudhury will host with Karen Carney drawing the balls out. 
    How can I watch the FA Cup quarter-final FREE?
    The FA Cup quarter-final draw will be live streamed on FA Cup YouTube channel, Twitter and Facebook accounts for FREE or on BT Sport 1 at the conclusion of Wolves vs Southampton.

    What are the ball numbers?
    1 Burnley or AFC Bournemouth2 Manchester United or West Ham United3 Sheffield United or Bristol City4 Wolverhampton Wanderers or Southampton5 Barnsley or Chelsea6 Everton or Tottenham Hotspur7 Swansea City or Manchester City8 Leicester City or Brighton & Hove Albion
    What are the FA Cup fifth round matches?
    Burnley vs AFC Bournemouth (5.30pm) BT SPORT 1
    Manchester United vs West Ham United (7.30pm) BBC ONE
    Swansea City vs Manchester City (5.30pm) BT SPORT 1
    Leicester City vs Brighton & Hove Albion (7.30pm) BT SPORT 2
    Sheffield United vs Bristol City (7.30pm) BBC Red Button/ BBC iPlayer
    Everton vs Tottenham Hotspur (8.15pm) BT SPORT 1

    Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Southampton (5.30pm) BT SPORT 1
    Barnsley vs Chelsea (8pm) BBC One / BBC iPlayer More