Manchester United FA Cup final teams: 2004 vs 2016

We compare the current Manchester United side to the one that last won the tournament for the club 

Simon Rice@simonrice
Friday 20 May 2016 12:52
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Manchester United's FA Cup winning side of 2004 and current captain Wayne Rooney
Manchester United's FA Cup winning side of 2004 and current captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United have an opportunity to win the FA Cup for the first time since 2004 this weekend.

The 12-year wait has been a long one for a club that for 21 years could claim to be the most successful team in the history of the competition.

In order to reclaim that title by joining Arsenal on 12 FA Cup triumphs they must first beat Crystal Palace at Wembley on Saturday.

But how does the side that will be bidding to win the trophy on Saturday compare to the team that won it in 2004?

We've gone through the two teams to compare 2004 with 2016 and have selected a preference for each position in the starting XI. Check out which of the current crop makes it in below...

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