PRESS CONFERENCE OF MOURINHO
The Manchester United still is not candidate for the Champions
Published:25/05/2017 - 10:44h
Updated:25/05/2017 - 10:44h
The trainer of the Manchester United, José Mourinho, showed happy with the fact to having won the UEFA Europe League with the conjoint "network devil", although it does not see for the moment to the smart team to compete for winning the Champions League
With the achievement of the UEFA Europe League in the final against the Ajax (0-2), the Manchester United has won the right to participate the next season 2017-18 in the edition of Champions League, although José Mourinho still does not see smart to the conjoint "network devil" to struggle elbow with elbow with FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Juventus and company by the maximum European title.
"If you dominate in the aerial game, have to play long"
"A thing is the club and another thing is the team. The club is giant, is of a dimension of the Real Madrid, the Barcelona, the Inter, the Milan... Another thing is the team, that lives difficult moments, and are under construction", valued in press conference after winning the Europe League.
"We will go back to the Champions, but no like a candidate. We have to improve the team, Go back, but no like favourites", signalled Mourinho, that prefers to return like this to the maximum continental competition that "finish fourth, third or second" in the Premier League.
"We have reached the aim, go back to the Champions League winning a title, an important title. The club now has all the titles. We have struggled very hard from the start and is the end of a very difficult season, but a very good season".
The Manchester United, a practical team
"It meant a lot", it ensured Mourinho, "no only by the trophy, that was the only that the Manchester United had not won. It is the third trophy of the season for the team. And it was the aim to play the Champions the next season. Obviously it was important for us", manifested in statements conceded to "BeIN Sports".
And it showed pragmatic when they asked after him the style of game of the Manchester United, oriented to launch long balloons and impose physically in the centre of the field. "If you dominate in the aerial game have to play long. There are a lot of poets in the football, but the poets do not win a lot of titles. We knew where we were better and explode his toneless points".