Manchester United draw Celta Vigo in Europa League semi-final

Sports Staff
The Independent
Man United were drawn against La Liga opposition: Getty
Man United were drawn against La Liga opposition: Getty

Manchester United will face Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-finals as they look to secure their first European trophy in ten years.

The Galician side snuck past Genk to reach the last four of the competition for the first time in their history. Lyon face Ajax in the other semi.

Jose Mourinho, who last won this competition 15 years ago with FC Porto, saw his side overcome Anderlecht in extra time at Old Trafford on Thursday night to book their place in the final four.

Marcus Rashford's late winner was the difference, after sloppy defending had contributed to United throwing away 1-0 leads in each leg.

But the Old Trafford club are eagerly waiting for an update on the fitness of Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the veteran went off injured in the 90th minute.

"I want to wait, but my feeling is not good," said Mourinho post-match.

"I want to wait and try to be optimistic, but I am not."

But defender Luke Shaw appeared to be more positive than his manager, telling reporters the Swede was already moving better.

"He's fine. He was walking around in the changing room," Shaw revealed.

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