How is the Man Utd squad that won the Europa League 2017 now?
04 Th3 2022 | 12:38
With a squad that is not the strongest, Jose Mourinho still helped Man Utd win the Europa League in 2017. It is also the last major title of the Red Devils.
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Goalkeeper Sergio Romero is trusted to start before Ajax instead of David De Gea. He left the club in the summer of 2021 and is now joining Venice at the age of 35.
Defender Antonio Valencia is one of those trusted by Mourinho. The championship in Stockholm is the 8th trophy that Valencia has at Man Utd. He retired in 2021 at the age of 35.
Chris Smalling experienced many ups and downs at Man Utd. After winning the Europa League, Smalling was injured and gradually lost his starting position. He was bought by Roma permanently in 2020 and still plays there until now.
Daley Blind moved to Man Utd in 2014 and winning the Europa League was his rare peak in England. A year after lifting the trophy, Blind returned to his old team Ajax. This year, at the age of 31, Blind is still a mainstay of this successful team.
Matteo Darmian appeared quite lackluster in the championship of Man Utd. Currently, this player plays for Inter Milan.
Ander Herrera Herrera has all the traits Mourinho loves – his aggressive demeanor, winning at all costs and it’s no wonder he picked him in the starting XI in the Final. Currently, he is playing for PSG and dreams of winning the Champions League once.
Paul Pogba is a rare person left in the squad that year still playing for Man Utd. However, his contract is about to expire. It is likely that Pogba’s adventure at the Red Devils will end in June.
Marouane Fellaini left Man Utd Man Utd in 2019 after culminating in winning the Europa League. He is currently playing for Chinese club Shandong Luneng.
Juan Mata is still on the list of registrations of Man Utd this season. However, like Pogba, his contract expires in the summer. Perhaps these are the last days of Mata playing for the Red Devils.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is said to be a “bombshell” deal of Man Utd. However, he was still able to start in the Finals that year. At the age of 33, Mkhitaryan is joining Roma.
Marcus Rashford was Man Utd’s striker in the Final. After 5 years, his development seems to have stalled at Man Utd.