Thierry Henry: This is how Jose Mourinho will have the last laugh


Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka could miss Wednesday's Premier League game at Southampton due to a recurring ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger said after his side's 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday.

But the Switzerland global, who opened the scoring in Sunday's 2-0 Premier League win over Manchester United, is happy with his approach to the game.

This was the 16th competitive head to head between Wenger and Mourinho - and the 13th in league play - since 2004. "Of course I want to play football".

Manchester United will receive nearly £40 million in Europa League prize money if they progress to the final in Stockholm on May 24 - a figure which would eclipse their earnings from last season's unsuccessful Champions League campaign.

"But, obviously, everything for Thursday". This is a top club, a great club.

United have never won the Europa League or its predecessor, the UEFA Cup.

"We will try to win our remaining games and maybe we (will finish) in the top four". "I like very much the individual performances and I also like collectively".

'Our options of entering the Champions League through the Premier League have decreased after this week, but we will keep on trying until the last game, first at Tottenham this coming weekend. They had the luck of that goal. Thierry Henry had asked Wenger, in an interview recently, about the over reliance of the long ball to which Wenger replied, "You know me well enough to know I am not asking them to do that".

"The kid, the same".

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"I try to look at it in a pragmatic way".

Mourinho, though, refused to criticise the Spaniard.

"Now, it's impossible for the players to play all the games", added Mourinho. He did fantastically well to play 60 minutes and the goal is a lucky situation. "Let's hope we can put it to good use tomorrow". I don't think Celta want it more than us.

Celta Vigo will be playing one of the most important matches in their club history. But they were fantastic. It's the first time.

I left Highbury, they were crying, I left Emirates Stadium, they were crying. I left the Emirates, they were crying. Today they had their scarves out and they were singing. It's nice for them.

Rooney continues to be linked with a big-money move to China, where his agent Paul Stretford spent time earlier in the year speaking to interested clubs. I'm not enjoying that.

"Wenger is not a small manager".

"Normal is win, lose, draw. That's what he does in big games and I don't think, no matter who he manages, it will ever change". Find us on Facebook too!