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City have already got their hands on the Premier League title and will also contest next month's Champions League final, meaning they stand a strong chance of winning all three major trophies this season.
However, standing in their way of the second of those trophies on Saturday is United, who have the chance to end their Treble hopes in the FA Cup final
And in order to do so, Rooney has urged Ten Hag to 'cheat a bit' with the roles of forwards Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial by leaving them high up the pitch so they are ready to counter-attack City.
Wayne Rooney feels Erik ten Hag (left) should emulate Jose Mourinho (right) in the FA Cup final
Ten Hag;s Man United go head to head with rivals Man City at Wembley in Saturday's final
United legend Rooney has urged Ten Hag to 'gamble a bit' to stop City's Treble pursuit
The United legend recalls Mourinho using the same tactic during his first spell as Chelsea manager, describing it as 'difficult to play against'.
In his column for The Times, Rooney wrote: 'For City’s players, staff and supporters, the FA Cup final will feel no less significant than it does for United and I’m expecting an exciting, tight game. I have a feeling it’s going to go to extra-time and penalties and, for some reason, I feel United will win. I certainly hope they do.
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