Winning the Europa League to qualify for the Champions League would be the “perfect” end to Manchester United’s season, says manager Jose Mourinho.
The Red Devils survived a late scare against Spanish side Celta Vigo to join Ajax in the 24 May final in Stockholm.
Mourinho fears Ajax, who finish the Dutch season on Sunday, will be better prepared after a 12-day break.
“This season has been so difficult, so if we manage to win the Europa League it will be amazing,” he said.
“It means a chance to win a trophy and the opportunity to be back in the Champions League.”