Mourinho: ‘Everyone at Manchester United is very sad’
José Mourinho says that everyone at Manchester United is very sad to feel after the attack in the city in which Monday, 22 people were killed. The club plays Wednesday night in Stockholm, sweden, against Ajax in the final of the Europa League.
“We have nowhere else to think of than the victims and their families”, said Mourinho on Tuesday before departing for Sweden on the website of the English club.
In spite of the tragedy is going to United do its best to Ajax to beat in the final. “We have a target and fly to Sweden to reach that goal”, said the Portuguese manager. “It is a pity that we do not with pleasure leave that we normally always have before a big race.”
Mourinho thinks that the players strength from the attack at the Manchester Arena. “Although I was here only a year of work, I know the people of Manchester well enough to know that they are together, the shoulders will turn.”
Europa League-finalist United deeply shocked by attack in Manchester
A minute of silence
Tuesday morning trained the selection of Mourinho is still in England. Prior to that training session took the players a minute of silence.
Because of the attack gives Manchester United no press conference in Stockholm a day before the race. Ajax coach Peter Bosz will Tuesday night be the media. The Amsterdammers arrived Tuesday at the beginning of the afternoon already in Sweden.
The final between Ajax and Manchester United begins Wednesday at 20.45, and is under the leadership of the Slovenian arbitrator Damir Skomina.
United-fans in Stockholm to react in a shocked way to attack Manchester