Mourinho: 'Probably my most hard season as manager'

Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates their 6-1 victory at the end of their Uefa Champions League round of 16 second leg match against Paris Saint Germain FC at the Camp Nou in Barcelona

Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique celebrates their 6-1 victory at the end of their Uefa Champions League round of 16 second leg match against Paris Saint Germain FC at the Camp Nou in Barcelona

Pogba pointed to the sky as he was mobbed by teammates after his 18th-minute opening goal.Manchester United players dedicated their Europa League success to the victims of Monday's terror attack.Jose Mourinho celebrates by kissing the Europa League trophy.Pogba added: "Then we would be in the Super Cup against them?"

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a goal each either sides of the half to give United their first Europa League title (they haven't won one even in its previous avatar, the UEFA Cup).

Jose Mourinho has delivered a thinly veiled dig at his critics following Manchester United's Europa League triumph, suggesting that football's "poets" don't win titles.

Rooney could not say if the game would be his last in a Manchester United shirt. "It was about all of us that have worked so hard to get to this point."Jesse Lingard echoed the thoughts of his team-mate and said the players were well aware of the significance of their victory for the city of Manchester, as well as its importance to the club".

"But three trophies in the season, Champions League, Europa League".

United finished the season on a high with victory in the Europa League but Mourinho wants to significantly strengthen the squad this summer as he looks to build a team capable of challenging in both the Premier League and the Champions League.

United, though, are in a stronger position than most given finance and history has been complemented by securing Champions League qualification on Wednesday. I regret not being able to play this game. We come without the happiness that we should bring with us because when you come for these big matches, you go happy, you go proud and we didn't.

"This is the most important trophy of my career because it's the last (in line) and the last one is always the most important". "What I think they can't do is win it and cope with that intensity, especially that mental intensity, the focus, the concentration, the responsibility, the determination". I fought for everything and now I will do it at Manchester United but hopefully I do it here for many years.

"We preferred to reach the Champions League this way than finish fourth, third or second", he continued.

"I think there's a big difference in how the teams play - it's not about strength but how you use your bodies".

We weren't good enough.

The Dutch team, once giants of the game, fought bravely but can no longer really compete against the elite.

He told his players two days before the game that they would be playing in Stockholm against a side who had not won in any of their previous six European games away from the Amsterdam Arena.

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