Eight Manchester United players were named in the Europa League squad of the season, selected by UEFA's technical observers.
United, who won the competition with a 2-0 victory over Ajax in Stockholm on Wednesday, had by far the most players in the 18-man selection, with Sergio Romero, Eric Bailly, Daley Blind, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic all included.
Runners-up Ajax and semifinalists Celta Vigo and Lyon each contributed three players, while...
Manchester United gave their entire city a "lift" by beating Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final on Wednesday, according to former manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
United played the match in Stockholm even as their hometown was continuing to come to grips with a deadly terror attack following an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena on Monday night that left 22 dead.
And Ferguson, who managed the club for 27 years, hailed the spirit of the city and backed Mancunians to support one another and...
Ajax manager Peter Bosz was left unimpressed by Jose Mourinho's Manchester United in the wake of the Premier League side's 2-0 Europa League final triumph on Wednesday, though he admitted his side were deserved losers on the night.
Paul Pogba opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a deflected shot and Henrikh Mkhitaryan added a second immediately after half-time as United ran out efficient, if not overwhelming, winners in the Stockholm showpiece.
STOCKHOLM -- Jose Mourinho has labelled Manchester United's Europa League triumph as "the most important trophy" of his career, while adding he was happy to call time on a season that was perhaps his most difficult as a manager.
United's victory over Ajax in Stockholm meant Mourinho finished his first season at Old Trafford with three trophies and a place in next season's Champions League. It also handed the club the one piece of silverware missing from their collection.