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Published: 15:45 | 28/4/16

Bilic wants United to win FA Cup


West Ham manager Slaven Bilic has revealed he will become a Manchester United supporter on FA Cup final day.

The Hammers are chasing a Europa League spot and currently sit sixth in the Premier League, one point ahead of Liverpool with four games remaining.

A victory for United over Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final would result in additional European spot, which would increase West Ham's chances of qualifying for the Europa League.

Bilic hopes they can qualify for Europe themselves but admits he will be hoping for a United win to ease the pressure on his team.

"We are feeling really motivated and good. And, of course, we would like to see Manchester United win the FA Cup to give us a cushion as well," Bilic told his weekly press conference.

"Of course everything is in our hands, so we would rather do it ourselves than wait a week after the season and be a Manchester United fan.

"We are still approaching each game as it comes, starting with West Brom. We have a full squad and it's a big boost for us.

"Top six is a target and has been for quite a while. With four games to go, we have a little gap but we can't afford to lose games.

"It's going to be hard with four really tough games and with Liverpool and Southampton there, but we are on a really good run."

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