Graeme Souness predicts where Man United will finish

Graeme Souness says Manchester United are capable of finishing in the top four and winning the Europa League this season

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho Photo: Hublot

Graeme Souness says Jose Mourinho will be confident his Manchester United side can finish in the top four and win the Europa League this season.

The Red Devils have been in much improved form in the Premier League in recent weeks and have moved up to within just one point of fourth-placed Manchester City heading into Thursday’s crunch Manchester derby clash.

Mourinho has also watched his side keep alive their hopes of Europa League glory this season by beating Anderlecht to reach the semi-finals of Europe’s second tier club competition.

And speaking after the Red Devils’ 2-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon, Souness told Sky Sports: “I think he [Mourinho] believes he has a group of players who are really digging in and are capable of getting fourth place as well as getting to the final of the Europa League.”

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Mourinho is currently preparing his side for their showdown with Manchester City at The Etihad on Thursday night.

The Red Devils head into that game knowing that a win would lift them above Pep Guardiola’s men and into fourth place in the Premier League table.

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