It would be wrong to question Mourinho's pedigree as a football manager, as he won yet another trophy on Wednesday evening, but his levels of hypocrisy are unrivalled. I always lose matches, but some guys win every time and I don't.
"I agree with UEFA's decision to play the match but, you know, if we have questions like your question (about the importance of winning the game for the city) that made us return to this tragedy, obviously it takes happiness from our achievement".
"I wore the tracksuit, which I don't normally do", he said.
"Obviously I'm happy to be part of that and in some way help the club win trophies, and that's the way it's been over the past year".
Jose Mourinho's more experienced side overpowered Ajax across the 90 minutes, conceding possession but denying their opponents the space they needed to play their passing game.
Speaking to Dutch publication Trouw, when asked about a transfer overseas, Klaassen responded: "I think no one would blame me". It means going back to the Champions League and playing in the European Super Cup next August.
The success or failure of United's marathon 64-game campaign depended on the result of one, concluding match, a single examination.
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The Chinese senior official clarified that the consultation on the COC will continue and without "outside interference".
The UCL's poor relation can be a long slog of a competition‚ the victor will end up playing at least 15 games during its campaign‚ but teams across Europe seem to be taking it seriously once again.
Mkhitaryan therefore didn't just become the first Armenian to compete in a European club final, he netted to boot.
"If we can keep this squad together, we will be stronger next season, for sure". We were really, really sad because you think of life and football - you have no choice.
"We wouldn't think twice".
These were euphoric scenes and, though it has been a harrowing few days given the Manchester terror bombing, the celebrations at the end went a long way to answering the question about whether a football team from the city can consider this a happy ending to the season.
Conscious of the criticism he has received for complaining repeatedly about United's fixture pile-up and fatigue, Mourinho sought to spelt out here the levels of adversity he specifically has had to overcome and reinforces that with his claim this was probably the hardest season of his career.
"I knew people who were at the concert, so it's not easy, it's not a nice moment - not just for Manchester but for the whole of England, and we all felt that".
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney and team mates celebrate with the trophy after winning the Europa League.