Jose Mourinho writes off Manchester United's hopes on top four finish

Jose Mourinho writes off Manchester United's hopes on top four finish

- Mourinho has written off Manchester United's hopes on top-four finish in the Premier League

- The 'Special One' has admitted that he may likely field a weakened side against rivals Arsenal

- The 54-year-old has now prioritized the Europa League as they face Celta Vigo in the semi-finals

Jose Mourinho has written off Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish in the EPL after his side's 1-1 draw against Swansea at Old Trafford on April 30.

The Portuguese has admitted that he may likely field a weakened team against rivals Arsenal at the Emirates on Sunday, May 7.

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The 54-year-old has now prioritized the Europa League as it is their best chance on Champions League next season after two draws in succession against Manchester City and Swansea in the Premier League.

Jose Mourinho writes off Manchester United's hopes on top four finish

Jose Mourinho.

United will have to battle Spanish side Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-final as they edge closer to the final of the competition.

The Reds are just one points adrift fourth-placed City, but have two tough fixtures away from home to Arsenal and Tottenham in the league.

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The former Chelsea boss says he is ready to make changes to his team against the Gunners to keep United's hopes winning the Europa League.

Jose Mourinho writes off Manchester United's hopes on top four finish

Jose Mourinho.

He said: "In relation to the Premier League, I think it’s too late because in the past month of April we played nine matches, seven of them in the Premier and we had too many problems, too many players absent".

"In this moment the perspective is different because the Europa League becomes even more important for us," he added.

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Source: Sports.naij.com

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