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Europa League Round Of 32 Draw

Celtic have been drawn against Zenit St Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will face Swedish club FK Ostersunds. Celtic, who finished third in their Champions League group, will host the Russian club in the first leg on 15 February. Arsenal, who won their Europa League group and were one [...]

Paul Pogba Named Europa League Best Player

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been named the Europa League Player of the Season for the 2016/17 campaign. Pogba was influential as Jose Mourinho’s side reached the final, beating Ajax thanks to goals from Pogba himself and Henrikh Mkhitaryan, helping United lift the trophy and qualify for the Champions League in the process. “Thank [...]

Manchester United stars Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have been shortlisted for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award. All three were inspirational in Manchester United winning the competition last term, a triumph that completed the English giants’ set of major UEFA club trophies. Mkhitaryan and Pogba were on target [...]

Next season’s UEFA Europa League group stage is beginning to take shape, with Arsenal, Lazio, Lyon and Villarreal among 13 of the eventual 16 automatic qualifiers now known. Europa League Automatic Qualifiers Spain: Villarreal, Real Sociedad Germany: Köln, Hertha Berlin England: Arsenal Italy: Lazio, Atalanta Portugal: Guimarães France: Lyon Russia: Lokomotiv Moskva Ukraine: Zorya Luhansk [...]

Man United Reach Europa League Final

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accepts the club’s season will be judged a failure if they do not beat Ajax in the Europa League final on May 24. Mourinho says he has worked “harder than ever” during his maiden United campaign, which has already featured a League Cup triumph and victory over Leicester City in [...]

Jose Mourinho wants Manchester United to win the Europa League and “close the circle” of trophies decorating the club’s illustrious history. Europe’s second trophy is the only one United have never won in either its current or previous form as the UEFA Cup. Mourinho admits that, after a difficult April in which United failed to [...]

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says he would prefer to win the Europa League than finish fourth in the Premier League. United are up to fifth for the first time since September following Sunday’ s 3-1 win at Middlesbrough, but now that the Reds there is a growing feeling among the fans that Mourinho’s men [...]

Manchester United Advance In Europa League

Jose Mourinho is praying he does not have to pile on the air miles in the last 16 of the Europa League when the draw is made in Switzerland on Friday. Manchester United comfortably made the next round with a 1-0 win in France against Saint-Etienne to complete a 4-0 aggregate success. Already in the [...]

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho slammed his players’ attitude despite them securing a 3-0 victory over St Etienne in the Europa League. United won the last-32 first leg at Old Trafford thanks to a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat-trick, but the hosts survived some nervy moments, particularly in the first half. When asked about the game afterwards, [...]

Mourinho Verdict On Europa League Victory

Jose Mourinho admitted he was happy with both the performance and the result this time at Old Trafford after watching his Manchester United team seal an emphatic 4-0 win over Feyenoord in the Europa League. Here are the main points from his post-match interviews with the print and TV outlets: OVERALL REFLECTIONS “Yeah I’m happy, [...]