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Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

With an aggregate score of 2-1, Manchester United has edged out a victory over Celta de Vigo and the English Premier League club will be facing off with Ajax in the finals which will be played on May 24.


This is the 1st time that Manchester United has advanced into the finals of the European competition since it kicked off which was back in1971.

Manchester United has generally been able to compete and qualify for the UEFA Champions League on a consistent basis but recent struggles has seen them being dropped to the Europa League and if they are able to defeat Ajax in the finals on May 24, then Jose Mourinho and his squad will earn a qualification spot for the upcoming Champions League season.

Jose Mourinho is not very pleased about the date of the finals as Manchester United still has 3 more Premier League matches left to be played while Ajax on the other hand only has 1 match.

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ROBIN VAN PERSIE HAPPY WITH IMPROVEMENTS

ROBIN VAN PERSIE HAPPY WITH IMPROVEMENTS

The Ex-Arsenal striker, who once won the Premier League Golden Boot, was recently frustrated with his role at Turkish giants Fenerbahce SK. He says he is currently happy with the improvements. The 32-year old Dutch striker, who put 30 goals past the goal keeper whilst in the Premier league, has struggled with expectations since reaching Turkey.

The Netherland International, who matched Thierry Henry’s 30 goals in one season record in the 2011/2012 season at Arsenal, has completed full 90 minutes just four times for Fenerbahce.

The talented forward who played for Arsenal since joining in 2004 till he left for EPL rival, Manchester United in August 2012, voiced his frustration as he continues to struggle to meet set standards at the club.

“Fenerbahce paid a big transfer fee for me so I want to help the team, but I cannot contribute as much as I want when I am taken off each game. I cannot be efficient like this. We have to find a solution for this situation,” the striker cried.

He has played 40 matches in all competitions this season for the club scoring 15 goals. In the Turkish Super Lig, he has only started 14 matches out of 25 total appearances this season. He has scored 10 goals in the super Lig with the last coming in the match against Kayserispor. The match which was played before the international break ended in a lone goal Van Persie scored in the first half.

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