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The Portuguese coach of Manchester United will now focus to secure their spot in the next year’s Champions league by winning the Europa league this season.
After last night’s defeat against the Arsenal side 2-0 the Manchester United Supremo dismissed the thought of top four finish for them in the EPL.
Manchester United’s 25 unbeaten league run was ended by the Arsenal side last night as for the Arsenal Granit Xhaka and Danny Welbeck scored one goal each in space of three minutes and on the base of their goal Arsenal side ride home.
Right now the Manchester United side only has three domestic league games in their hand and they are four points away from their city Rivals Manchester City,
Jose Mourinho has written off the prospect of four finish in their domestic league this season.
Mourinho thinks now they can qualify their spot in the next Champions league by winning the Europa league,
In the Thursday they will host the Celta Vigo side in the Old Trafford.
After the match against Arsenal Mourinho said: "Yeah, all on the Europa League,”
“Like we did today, we tried to play for a result.
“You can tell me we didn't play with the best players, or the first choice at the moment, but you can't say we didn't try to win the game. And that's what we're going to try and do in the next three Premier League matches."
Though the Manchester United side face defeat last night but the
Portuguese manager finds that his players did a fine job against Arsenal he thinks they displayed a wonderful game but as they star the match after their extended spells from sidelined.
He voiced: "I liked very, very much individual performances and I liked [them] collectively,"
"We lost because we didn't score and we had greatchances to. They had the luck of [the first] goal.
"Apart from that, I cannot ask more from players who do not play one minute of football in the past seven weeks like Smalling and Mata. They were amazing the way they performed.
"The kid [Axel Tuanzebe], the same. I think he did an amazing job and I think Alexis [Sanchez] knows his name because the kid really played very well.
"It was difficult for me to manage the game because the players that I wanted to replace are the players that, in principle, start the game on Thursday.
"So, difficult to manage it but I think, in principle, the team was good, was organised, played to win and defended well.
"Arsenal were not better than us in my opinion but congratulations."