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United face a colossal game against Ajax in the Europa League final tomorrow when the reputation of both the club and Mourinho goes on the line.

Now I'm back and I hope to finish the season in great shape, celebrating a European title and winning the remaining games in the Premier League.Jose Mourinho says that he had no choice but to give up on finishing fourth in the Premier League, because of the strain of playing in the Europa League.

Manchester United have qualified for the final of a European competition after eight long years - they made it to the finals of the 2009 Champions League.

"It's a defining moment in our season and we need to make sure we win the game". "We'd be round the table together having something to eat and then the TV would be put on and we'd watch the Champions League", Mata said. "We didn't choose Europa League, we had to do it because if I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, if I have these guys, I can rotate".


Yes! Thanks in no small part to their run to the final of last season's Europa League, Liverpool be seeded for the play-off draw because we already know that they are certain to feature among the top five qualifiers in terms of club coefficients.

The 25-year-old said: "We've got a huge game on Wednesday that we need to prepare right for". It's been a different approach and a new stage after Alex Ferguson.

Boss Mourinho was able to give most of his first-teamers the day off on Sunday as they rounded off their Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

The match will be United's 64th and last of the season, and Mourinho used his programme notes on Sunday to blast pundits - including Graeme Souness - who claimed he was wrong to suggest his players were exhausted. If you are the manager or a player for this club, you have high demands. I feel privileged to play for Manchester United. And I know he's a Manchester United fan, so I tell him the same as I tell everyone: "I will not stop here". It is something when I'm old I will always be proud of'. The midfielder has conveyed a childlike enthusiasm for English football in his many appearances in the media, raving about FA Cup games at Cambridge United and constantly praising his side's fervent away support. "We can make history for the club, so that's the only thing I have in my mind", he added.

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