He was an unused substitute for the 2016 FA Cup final against Crystal Palace under Louis van Gaal and was sidelined with injury for last season's EFL Cup final.
But the Italian has already told his players they need to completely turn their form around from the display they put in against Newcastle, where they suffered a shock 3-0 defeat to cement their position outside the Premier League's top four. Conte later won an appeal, clearing him of any wrongdoing in the case.
The Brazilian, who was named Chelsea Players' Player of the Season, has fallen out of favour with his manager, starting just one of the last five Premier League matches - a 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield.
"That was my first start this season and we played a great game against Tottenham (Hotspur)", Christensen was quoted as saying by the club website.
And the Spaniard has established the upper hand over Mourinho in Manchester, romping to 100 points to win the Premier League title with United 19 points behind in second place.
"To finish fifth is a big disappointment". What date's the Champions League final? "Chelsea are a good team, but I believe we have the quality and strength in depth to go out and win the game".More news: Senate Intel: Yes, Russia meddled in election
Despite delivering the title in his first year in charge, Conte's future now looks highly uncertain after he was unable to secure Champions League football for another year. "We have six days to change our approach, our desire, our will to fight because we can do much better".
Home wins over Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal were welcome, but it is hard to look past the game at the Etihad.
Moses, who was sent off in the last season's final against Arsenal at Wembley, said he hopes to be the match victor to erase the memory which he described as career worst so far. "Which is what you are all ready to do".
The domestic double beckoned at the national stadium but the Blues ran into a surprisingly inspired Arsenal and Alexis Sanchez found the early breakthrough.
Gary Cahill is impressed by how Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku has developed into a "world-class striker" since leaving Chelsea.