Phil Jones: This season proves Man Utd on way back

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Manchester United won the Europa League on Wednesday night after goals by Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan condemned Ajax to a 2-0 defeat, ensuring United qualify for the Champions League and being able to attract the best of players worldwide.

And after a pretty insufferable couple of weeks of Premier League action that saw the Red Devils limp to a sixth-place finish, that confirmation of the team's participation in Europe's top tier tournament for next term was vitally important.

"I'm really happy with our season, the [EFL Cup and Europa League] trophies, to be back in Champions League but now I have a rest, to disconnect completely and enjoy my family and friends and other sports I like".

The European triumph followed the EFL Cup and Community Shield wins has Jones upbeat about next season.

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Alex Noren, Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose and Phil Mickelson make up that group, and all are in the top 25 in the world right now. Wood, who was nine-under par when winning past year , said: "It's between one and two shots easier a round".

However, regardless of what happens with United's current number one this summer, Ederson looks very likely to be lining up for rivals City next season rather than in Mourinho's side.

Juan Mata has admitted that a lack of consistency cost Manchester United this season. We worked hard to get there and ultimately the Champions League is where we want to be and the football we want to be playing next season.

"I'll never forget the reactions that we've seen all these days, everywhere in the city... and the ability of football to bring people together, to help, to contribute, beyond rivalries and tensions", the Spaniard wrote in his personal blog. I'm taking my holidays and I'm feeling satisfied, that's the outcome of winning a trophy at the end of the season, especially in the Europa League, a competition that I really like.

According to a report in TransferMarketWeb, Jose Mourinho is set to be offered a bumper new long-term contract by Manchester United.

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