"I have been here seven years and I never saw any detail trying to care about the English teams involved in European competitions".
Jose Mourinho has confirmed he does not expect David de Gea to play for Manchester United again this season, but insists he wants to keep the goalkeeper he regards as the world's best.
Mourinho plans to start 20-year-old 'keeper Joel Castro Pereira in United's final Premier League match of the season at home to Crystal Palace on Sunday, while Sergio Romero will start the Europa League final against Ajax on Wednesday.
And Mourinho said that, despite an imperfect display, he was pleased with his side's desire to prove themselves ahead of the Ajax clash - signalling out Romero for individual praise.
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What if a transcendent, all-time talent wasn't blocking their path? But DeRozan is under contract for at least three more years. When we're playing with pace, that's when we're the most risky ". "He tries to go as far as we need him", Lue said.
José Mourinho, United coach I think we worked well, we played well; we could have lost as Romero made some awesome saves but we could have won as we had probably the two biggest chances.
Asked if United had appealed directly to the Premier League for the game to be switched, Mourinho added: "When I know a battle is lost I don't fight a battle".
"In any country in the world the match would be Saturday, because Sunday we are sixth, doesn't matter what, and Crystal Palace are safe", said the Portuguese.
"The team wasn't flawless but individually they gave me good things".
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United sources have told ESPN FC that Mourinho's preference is to keep De Gea due to his status as one of the world's top keepers. Jamie Carragher believes that David De Gea is the best goalkeeper in the world - just ahead of Manuel Neuer.
"The second half was interesting as there was quality and many chances without a good reward".
Despite the hard-fought draw, in which Southampton would have won but for the brilliance of United's stand-in goalkeeper Sergio Romero, manager Claude Puel remains under pressure. "They showed me they want to be an option for the final".
Saints have now failed to score in four of their last five games but Puel refused to be drawn on his future at the club.
Reports in the national media have linked De Gea with a summer move to Real Madrid, prompting speculation he could have played his last game for United. I never saw. It's just a lost battle; we have to accept the way it is.
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But the Metropolitan police have maintained that Assange would be arrested if he left the embassy. "The road is far from over". Assange is also accused of breaching his bail conditions in the United Kingdom for fleeing to Ecuador's embassy, she noted.
"It is important to keep the good focus about the pitch and we have the possibility to finish (eighth in) the table".