Following our 2-0 win against Ajax to win the Europa League, Juan Mata has spoken about the important of winning the trophy, for Manchester and for Manchester United’s future.
We wanted to win this as well for the city of Manchester and we bring the trophy back.
I’m so happy today, especially after what happened. We know it was a very difficult week for the city of Manchester and we are happy to win for all of the people that have suffered.
It’s massive for us. We had the option of coming here to win the trophy for the first time and be in the Champions League next season. We’ve done that and I’m so happy.
It means a lot [to be back in the Champions League] for me personally. It was a great final in front of our supporters here. It’s my first European trophy with United and hopefully the first of many.
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