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José Mourinho and humility often appear strangers but Manchester United’s manager exuded a definite sense of relief that his team are still in the race to finish in the top four following their 3-0 win at Sunderland on Sunday, with the Portuguese stating that his side will not stop “fighting” to finish as high as possible.
Sunday’s victory left United only four points short of the Champions League places with eight games to go and a game in hand over Manchester City in fourth. “We’re still there, trying to put some pressure on to go into the last month still fighting,” Mourinho said. “We’re still fighting for the top four and we can win the Europa League – although it’s as difficult as finishing fourth. But we have to fight for it. I’m not happy with just fighting for fourth, I want to fight for trophies.”
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