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Hayes: I won't watch Manchester derby, I will be with my son

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes says she does not intend to watch Sunday's Manchester derby that could see her side crowned Women's Super League champions.

With two rounds of games to go, champions Chelsea are two points clear of second-placed Manchester United heading into their lunchtime kick-off at Kingsmeadow against Arsenal.

If the Blues win, United then failing to in their early evening clash with Manchester City at Leigh Sports Village will mean a fourth successive WSL title - adding to last weekend's FA Cup success - secured for Hayes' team.

Asked if she would be watching the derby, Hayes told a press conference: "I said (to her son) I promise you Sunday afternoon we'll take you out, new bike, and I'll take him and his cousins for a roll around north London

"He will come first Sunday afternoon. Of course, someone will tell me, but I'm pretty certain I won't be sitting down and watching it at home. It's nicer, light evenings - I definitely won't be."

Hayes, who saw Chelsea go top with Wednesday's 4-0 win at West Ham and has described their efforts in a busy schedule as "unbelievable" given "the hardest part is the games accumulation", added of Sunday: "We have to be
really respectful.

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