"They went through some hard times in the past, they will get together because they've got a working-class ethic about them, and there's a great unity there in the city".
Goals from France worldwide Pogba and Armenian Henrik Mkhitaryan in each half gave United their first European trophy since 2008, and their first Europa League crown.
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Entering Thursday needing to overturn a 3-1 deficit, Britain lost the day's first race to fall even further behind. At the finish, Ashby and grinder Blair Tuke shook hands with the other three grinders.
Next season United's fans will sing the Herman's Hermits song that they have turned into an ode to Mourinho with even greater conviction.
United are now only the fifth club - alongside Ajax, Chelsea, Juventus and Bayern Munich - to have won all three European trophies. Does this cup make the city of Manchester a little bit happier?
But they were unable to do that, going behind to a Paul Pogba goal in the first half before Henrikh Mkhitaryan made it 2-0 just after half-time.
"We played for the people who died", Pogba told BT Sport.
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A police officer stands guard as vehicles drive in front of Iran's parliament building in Tehran , Iran, Thursday, May 8, 2017. The two appeared to be parroting a slogan used by IS spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, who was killed in Syria a year ago .
"It is the end of a very hard season", the coach admitted.
Mourinho has had his moments of frustration this season - especially with 15 Premier League draws that led to an unsatisfactory sixth-place finish.
Henrik Mkhitaryan added the second three minutes after the break to kill off Ajax, who fielded the youngest ever starting lineup in a European final with an average age of 22.
It was no man of the match performance - that honour went to Herrera - and not exactly the glitzy display United smashed the transfer record for, but Pogba's decisive role will help ease the pressure on him after an underwhelming first season at Old Trafford for both the France worldwide and the team.
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Mr Rowley said: "While formal identification is yet to take place, detectives believe they know the identity of the attackers". The final attacker was named as Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent and lived in east London .
Goalkeeper David de Gea is once again being linked with Real Madrid, Mourinho's former club, while veteran midfielder Michael Carrick and club captain Wayne Rooney may have played their final games for United.
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