The FA Cup is on everyone’s lips again as England’s premier cup competition returns to our screens and to the hearts of the fans of the eight teams that are to contest the quarterfinals. Four of the teams competing will wake up on Monday morning knowing that a place in a Wembley semifinal is theirs.
In this article, I'll profile five of the players likely to be the key protagonists in the weekend’s action. Many of these men have a point to prove or are playing for clubs for whom the FA Cup has a higher importance this season in light of failure elsewhere.
Comment down below with your thoughts and predictions, and let me know which of these stars will make a key impact come the weekend.