Mourinho prefers Europa League top position in the top ranking in England
José Mourinho wins this season prefer the Europa League then that he with Mancester United in the top four ends of the Premier League.
“If I could choose, rather than the Europa League a place in the best four. It provides us with, in both cases, a place in the Champions League for next season, but the Europa League win is prestige, it is going to be a trophy,” said the 54-year-old Portuguese.
“If we have the Europa League to win, we have next season with the European Super Cup chance at an extra price”, prompt Mourinho another advantage.
Manchester rose Sunday thanks to a 1-3 victory at Middlesbrough to fifth place in the Premier League, but is still four points behind number four and Liverpool.
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“Of course we will do our best to even top four finish, but Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City have already played in Europe,” said Mourinho. “They have only one match per week, and are so light in the advantage.”
“But we will be this season until the end keep fighting, just like we did against Middlesbrough.” In that match was Daley Blind not to clash. Timothy Fosu-Mensah remained on the bank.
Earlier this season won United the Community Shield (English Super Cup) and the League Cup.
United will find Anderlecht in the quarter-finals of the Europa League. On 13 april the first match in Brussels on the program, a week later is the return at Old Trafford.
Mourinho: ‘I give preference to the Europa League above the English league’
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