The resident Manchester United supporting punters here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are still in jubilant mood, after the club downed Antonio Conte’s Chelsea 2-0 at Old Trafford on the weekend.
It was a fantastic performance from the Red Devils and a managerial masterclass from Jose Mourinho, who’s clever use of personnel, well and truly stifled the west London outfit.
Of course, fixtures come think and fast for Manchester United, with the club back in action in the Europa League on Thursday, as they face Belgian side Anderlecht in the quarter final second leg.
It finished 1-1 in the first leg in Anderlecht, with an 86th minute Dendoncker goal making it 1-1 after Mkhitaryan opened the scoring in the 36th minute.
Our landlord predicts Mourinho will go all out to ensure victory on Thursday, as winning the Europa League is undoubtedly United’s best avenue in which to get Champions League football back at Old Trafford next season.
As ever, our landlord has consulted the regular Man Utd punters in the Tavern and has created the XI that Mourinho must field on Thursday to see off Anderlecht….