Mourinho: Manchester United lack strength in depth to fight in two competitions

Executive vice chairman Ed Woodward believes Manchester United have progressed

I'm happy. They played 90 minutes, no injuries.

Manchester United have not won many plaudits for the style of football they have played under manager Jose Mourinho in his first season with the club. We, Manchester United, for us it's more important to win titles than to finish top four. "But if I was on your side and you are always looking for these kinds of capital letters, big headlines, I accept if you say that".

The 20-time English champions are in the final of the Europa League, but unlike their opponents Ajax, who have 12 days to prepare, United will have just three days after the final weekend of the league on 21 May. "Probably other clubs in the top four would like to be in our position, fighting for titles".

"If I have Ashley Young, Luke Shaw, Marcos Rojo, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, Timothy Fosu-Mensa - if I have them I can rotate". Nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we have at the time.

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After Southampton, the Reds host Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on the final day of the season next Sunday, before travelling to Stockholm for the Europa League final against Blind's former club Ajax on 24 May. "There are two games to play and we want to finish on a good feeling".

"I think after I trained and I played, and he could see how I behaved as a professional, he had a different opinion".

Southampton, who won 2-1 at relegated Middlesbrough on Sunday, are in a straight shootout for eighth place with West Bromwich Albion, who now lead them on goal difference.

The defeat against Tottenham means United are now likely to finish sixth.

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He said: "We don't worry about pressure and opponents".

"I think he has been pleased with us and we've never had feedback from him where he has felt we have slacked off".

"I am not upset because we had to make that decision", he said about missing out on the top four.

"If we lose the final, we don't play Champions League".

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Spurs ensured second spot with the win, thanks to goals from Wanyama and Kane, while Rooney scored for United.

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