Firebase added to Android project via Capacitor, even when the plugin is not added

Absolutely, 100% no firebase-messaging in our src config.xml, plugins.xml, or any of our package.json or dependencies. I do find a reference in the AndroidManifest in node_modules/@capacitor/android/capacitor/src/main/AndroidManifest Isn’t Capacitor part of the Ionic tooling? This dependency is breaking gradle at build time, and I’m unsure of how to remove this dependency since it is part of Capacitor. I opened an issue with more details: