Teams won't want to play us - Mourinho

06 December 2017 21:19:26 GMTPlus11

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes sides won't be "jumping with happiness" if they are drawn against the Red Devils in the Champions League last 16.

United secured top spot in their group with a 2-1 win over CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night, with Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford helping the Premier League side come from behind after Vitinho's opener.

With the group stages over, Mourinho feels no team remaining in the competition will want to face the Red Devils in the knockout stages.

The Portuguese tactician said: "I think it does not matter which team we get in the draw.

"I am not the luckiest guy with draws so it is better I shut up and forget it because we only play in February. Until then I have to concentrate on the English competitions.

"I think that teams will not be jumping with happiness to play against us. I don't think so.

"I am really happy because we don't want to qualify with a defeat and we don't want to qualify with a bad performance so the objective was to qualify playing well."

United are 17.00 to win the Champions League, while title holders Real Madrid are 7.00 to retain their European crown.

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