Chloe Kelly glad she 'made the right decision' to join Manchester City ahead of FA Cup final

Manchester City forward Chloe Kelly will face against her old side, Everton, in the Vitality Women's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, her second game at Wembley since joining the blues in the summer.

She has started the season well, being one of the standout players in Gareth Taylor's side while netting three goals in the league, as well as two further goals in cup competitions.

Playing against her old side

Due to the competition taking place over two campaigns, Kelly will pick up a winners medal no matter what on the weekend due to featuring with both Everton and Manchester City in the competition. Her focus is at the moment is purely set on lifting the trophy with City on Sunday:

"I haven't really spoken to the girls too much this week, I'm trying to keep the communication to a minimum, I'm quite focused on the game now and I just want to get my head in that frame of mind.

"The girls are great, I have great relationships with a lot of the players so probably after the game we'll be having that conversation but for now I'm focused on getting the job done at the weekend."

After four years with the Toffees, Kelly made the decision to move from Liverpool to Manchester over the summer, a move which she describes as the right one for herself:

"It was a tough decision to leave because I was enjoying my football at Everton, but I got an opportunity to come to Manchester City and play Champions League football and come to such a huge club so I couldn't turn down that opportunity. It's a great decision for me and I'm glad I made the right decision."

A chance to feature in her first final

Sunday will not be the first time that Chloe Kelly has attended Wembley for an FA Cup final, being a part of the Arsenal side who lifted the title back in 2016 but not being able to make an appearance. She is looking forward to this weekend's game:

"It was nice to get a taste back in 2016 but I feel like it just made me more hungry to get there again and be actually on the pitch this time so I feel like this weekend I'm even more excited because I'm competing for a spot in the team so I'll do whatever it takes this week to work my socks off and try to get in that starting eleven and support the team as much as I can and just enjoy the experience."

Starting the season well

In the last game at Wembley Stadium, Kelly made her competitive debut for the blues. Since then, she has gone on to be a crucial part of Gareth Taylor's side, and feels like she has unfinished business after failing to win and being denied by the woodwork in the Community Shield:

"Definitely, the Community Shield was my competitive debut for the club. It was a big occasion for me but this time round I just want to go out there, play with freedom and do the job on the day.

"Hitting the post was very frustrating and not to get the result but I feel like this time around, the team are going there to get the result, get the win and hopefully come back with silverware"

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