Roy Keane sends message to Man United manager Jose Mourinho

Roy Keane feels that Jose Mourinho is right to be prioritising the Europa League over the Premier League with Manchester United

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane Photo: ITV Sport

Roy Keane agrees that Jose Mourinho should be prioritising winning the Europa League over a top-four finish for Manchester United this season.

The Red Devils are currently fifth in the Premier League table as they look to battle their way into the top four before the season is out.

Manchester United have the additional chance of qualifying for next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League this season.

And former Manchester United midfielder Keane says that Mourinho is making the right decision by prioritising the European competition over the Premier League at this stage of the season.

Keane is quoted as saying by The Daily Express: “It is clear that his priority is trying to win the Europa League and guarantee Champions League football.

“I think he is right. With the way the last week has gone, prioritise winning a trophy, definitely.”

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Mourinho is currently preparing his Manchester United side for their crunch Premier League clash against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The Red Devils were held to a 1-1 draw by Swansea City in their most recent top-flight outing at Old Trafford last weekend.

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