Mourinho furious Palace fixture not moved

Mourinho furious Palace fixture not moved

The Europa League final will be United's 64th game of a jam-packed campaign, but Bosz pointed to his side's own well-filled fixture list as evidence that tiredness should not be a factor for either side.

Mourinho confirmed that the returning Paul Pogba will play in order to boost his fitness levels, Eric Bailly is likely to be used given that he is ineligible to play in the Europa League final, Phil Jones has not done enough to secure a starting spot on Wednesday and Juan Mata still lacks fitness.

Manchester United have won 16 of their 24 final day matches in the Premier League (D6 L2) - the most wins in the competition. I never saw. It's just a lost battle, we have to accept the way it is.

Mourinho stressed that Paul Pogba appears to be a strong and fine guy, possessing a firm mentality. "We've all been moaning about the fact we're not getting anywhere near the Champions League or we're not getting anyone winning the Europa League".

Asked if he had submitted a request for the game to be moved, Mourinho replied, "I don't lose time".

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"I always disagree with it, I don't think a team should play in two European competitions in the same season".

United goalkeeper Sergio Romero, making only his second league start of the season, instead frustrated them, saving Manolo Gabbiadini's first-half penalty to help stop United's losing run in the Premier League. As he has done recently, the Portuguese again plans to field a weakened XI, saying: "I hope you don't kill me when you see my team". One in the middle of a good and dynamic team maybe, but not all at once.

Midifelder Marouane Fellaini is doubtful for Manchester United's last league game and next week's Europa League final after sustaining an injury in Wednesday's goalless draw at Southampton. We will have Demi Mitchell, Scott McTominay, Josh Harrop, Matty Willock, Angel Gomes and Zachary Dearnley. "We will bring the ones who I think are more adapted to our team at the moment".

From Mourinho's perspective, some United players gave him food for thought ahead of the Ajax game.

"To play so many kids at the same time I don't think it's good because there is a big difference in quality strength and experience". "I believe it is not by looking at them, but by looking at ourselves". They don't want to be left out.