Jose Mourinho raves about 'fantastic, fundamental' Man United star

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While Marcus Rashford was named the man of the match after his two goals won all the points for United, it was the performance of Ashley Young at left back that really got fans buzzing.

But the tough games do not stop for United, as they are back in action this week when they welcome Spanish giants Sevilla in the Round of 16 second-leg of the Champions League this week.

With Manchester United holding the aces on the defensive front, they only just tip the scales in their favour, which is why The Hard Tackle predicts a narrow 2-1 win for Jose Mourinho & co.

"I don't know", the United boss said of Pogba's availability for the second-leg fixture at Old Trafford, as quoted by Sky Sports. That's pretty much where I'm at. "That's where I'm at".

"If Mourinho continues to insist on Rashford and Lingard remaining on the bench then they should leave United". We're still talking about it, to be honest, so there's nothing to totally confirm as yet. "But it's looking likely, yeah".

"And I remember him clearly in the meetings in the dressing room, at halftime, eating every word, listening to everything". It took a little bit of time to get over but there were some times when, for two or three days, I was thinking 'am I going to carry on playing or not?' or 'is it kind of worth it or not?' but that quickly passed. Sevilla now sit in fifth position in La Liga, one place worse off than where they finished last season. Sevilla fell to a demoralizing 2-0 defeat to Valencia at home and will look to bounce back. "He was one of the best players on the pitch so I am happy that we have him in the team and he needs to continue in this way".

"We will try to come up with a brace act in the mythical stadium of Old Trafford". However, with City seemingly just a few weeks away from sealing the title and having already booked their place in the Champions League quarter-finals, the pressure is on United to join them in Friday's draw when they host Sevilla on Tuesday.

He became a Champions League victor when United saw off Chelsea on penalties in Moscow in 2008 and, although he lost subsequent finals in Europe's top competition against Barcelona in 2009 and 2011, last season's Europa League triumph completed an individual clean sweep of major domestic and European club trophies.

The following season, under Jose Mourinho, he featured 53 times in all competitions, scoring 11 goals and creating a further six for his teammates. Click any of these buttons below!

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