Mourinho: Teams won't be jumping with joy to play Man Utd - FCNaija

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 06/12/2017

Jose Mourinho reveals that most teams in the UEFA Champions League will not be jumping with happiness to play Manchester United in the knock-out stage of the competitions.

The Red Devils came from a goal down to defeat CSKA Moscow 2-1 at Old Trafford on Tuesday night with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford ensured they qualified for the next round as group winners.

Mourinho side top Group A as Manchester United will be a seeded team for the round of 16 stage, despite that the Portuguese coach fears the worst.

"I am not the luckiest guy with draws, it is better I shut up and I forget it because we only play in February,’ he said.

"I think it doesn’t matter the team we get in the draw. That team will not be jumping with happiness to play against us. I don’t think so.’

The contrast in quality of teams that Manchester United could face in the Knock-out stage is vast of Bayern Munich, Juventus, and Real Madrid are their possibilities off facing Spartak Moscow or Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk or Napoli and RB Leipzig or Porto.

The Champions League draw will take place next Monday in Nyon with the actual ties played in the middle of February 2017.