Jose Mourinho: 'Antoine Griezmann deal out of my hands'

"So now it's up to him and the owners".

However, Everton boss Ronald Koeman has expressed his interest in Rooney's services, whose last appearance for the Red Devils appears likely to be his late cameo against Ajax Amsterdam in last Wednesday's Europa League final victory. This year, I've never once sulked, let my head drop, I've understood what was best for the team, I've tried to help when the manager's played me.

(The agents) don't have my number.

"Who cares who finished second, third or fourth in the Premier League? Because for me, I want to be in love with the player with this character, with this personality and that kid Marcus is the best example of it, especially in this club".

"I don't know other clubs, the way they think or what is important for them. We played for England, we played for Manchester and we played for them - the people who died".

Reminders of the attack were everywhere at Stockholms Friends Arena, from Uniteds black armbands to the chants of “Manchester!” from their fans, while Pogba, too, was grieving, following the recent death of his father.

Jesse Lingard believes Manchester United are "capable of anything" and expects them to challenge for the Premier League title next season.

Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann is said to be top of their summer wish list, with the France global recently admitting there was a six out of 10 chance of joining United. Try telling that to the thousands of Manchester United supporters who were bouncing around the streets of Stockholm and Manchester on Wednesday evening. Yes, United will need to strengthen over the summer months to keep up with the revamp at Manchester City and the record-setting Chelsea this season.

Mourinho was once Public Enemy Number One to United fans, but after the miseries of the David Moyes and Louis van Gaal eras they have taken him to their hearts.

Bosz, in his first season, has revived the club - although they did finish second in the Dutch top flight - and is preaching the principles which originate from Johan Cruyff, the club's former player and coach.

One of Manchester United's other main targets is Michael Keane of Burnley, a player that they actually sold to the club back in January 2015 for just $2.56 million (£2 million).

The 29-year-old Belgian global, who joined the club from Everton during the 2013-14 campaign, played in 11 Europa League games for United this season, starting seven and scoring a goal.

Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho is also intent on adding to his midfield options.

With a cushion, United's organized back line began to look even more assured as Ajax continued to probe without ever really penetrating. He wants more. He lives for football. Either way, it promises to be a very busy summer.

  • Julie Sanders