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Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Manchester United lifted the Europa League trophy after defeating Ajax 2-0 in the finals played in Stockholm, Sweden on May 24, 2017.

NAIJ.com understands that prior to the finals at Stockholm, the Europa League title was the only major trophy within the club's reach missing from United's cabinet.

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The Red Devils join the list of elite clubs to have won the Champions League and the Europa League.

Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Manchester United lifting their first ever Europa League trophy.

NAIJ.com has compiled the list of other top clubs who have achieved this feat before the Old Trafford side.

1. Chelsea

The Blues won their first ever Champions League trophy in 2012 and won the Europa League title the following season after crashing out of the Champions League in the group stages.

Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Chelsea winning the Champions League in 2012.

2. Juventus

The Italian giants are two-time winners of Europe's biggest competition. The Old Lady won the European Cup(now called the Champions League) twice in 1985 and 1996. They have also won the UEFA Cup (now called Europa League) thrice.

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Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Juventus winning the Champions League in 1996.

3. Ajax

The Eredivisie side are four-time winners of the Champions League. They won it three times consecutively from 1971-73 while the competition was still named the European Cup and they later won it in 1995. The have also one the Europa League once while it was still called UEFA cup in 1992.

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Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Ajax winning the Champions League in 1996.

4. Bayern Munich

The German giants have won the Champions League 5 times. The most recent one was the final against arch-rivals Dortmund at Wembley after losing out the competition in the finals the previous year to Chelsea. They have also won the Europa League once in 1995.

Manchester United join top clubs to have won the Champions League and Europa League

Bayern Munich winning the Champions League in 2013.

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