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Round-up: Mourinho wants Rostov tie called off

Jose Mourinho wants to call off Thursday's tie against Rostov in the Europa League, Wayne Rooney and Luke Shaw are left at home, and ha ha Arsenal.

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Joseph 'Jose' Mourinho wants Thursday's game against Rostov called off. According to insider sources, he did not say the surface was EFFING ESS, but he is concerned that it's far too hard to be safe to play on. It seems like the game with go ahead nevertheless, but Mourinho is radge about the whole thing. Read here.

Mourinho also says that he will begin to prioritise the Europa League if he gets to the quarter-finals. It makes sense, especially if Roma - the best team in the tournament - are knocked out then its far easier to qualify for the Champions League this way, which helps with summer recruitment.

Marouane Fellaini rates Mourinho as a human, and you can't say fairer to that. He also likes the kind of human he is, calling him a 'good' human. Good. Fellaini also says he might go to China one day, but acknowledges that would be the end of his career with the Belgian national team and - we can assume - United too, if he left them.

Yes, United are struggling, but thank Christ they aren't Arsenal.

And lastly, a double blow for Manchester United. For one, they aren't able to call on world class playmaker and superman captain Wayne Rooney, who has not been included in the squad to play Rostov. In his place, United will have to deal with the unfit, uncommitted, lazy and declining Henrikh Mkhitaryan. How will they cope?

Nooooooooooo, and now no Luke Shaw either. Nightmare.