Manchester united coach, Jose Mourinho, have said he has no problem resting players against Arsenal at the weekend if it aids Manchester United’s Europa league campaign.
It can be recalled that the Red Devils take on Spanish outfit, Celta Vigo, in the Semi finals of the Europa league on Thursday before visiting the Emirates for a clash with fellow English side, Arsenal.
Mourinho’s side sit fifth in the Premier League, one point behind local rivals Manchester City and five clear of Arsenal in sixth, though the Gunners have a game in hand.
“I know that it’s the only competition that Manchester United as a club never won and it’d be great to close the circle and say we are a club that won every single competition in the football world,” said Mourinho.
“Thinking about us as a team I think it would be a good achievement with as many problems as we’ve had and would allow us to be back to the Champions League next season.
“The Europa League becomes for us now more important and of course it depends on the result, the way we analyse the situation tomorrow [Thursday] after the match, but if we have to rest players next weekend, we are going to do that.
“If we play the final, the players who play it would not be selected for the Sunday before the final.”
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