Manchester United's Europa League winning side - Who were the players and where are they now?

Manchester United Europa League trophy

It has been more than five years since Manchester United last won a trophy. Under Jose Mourinho's tutelage, the last piece of silverware came to Old Trafford on May 24, 2017, as the Red Devils beat Ajax 2-0 to lift the Europa League title.

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were on target for the Premier League club as they picked up a comfortable win against the Dutch side.

Since Mourinho's departure, United are yet to win a trophy.

Which players last won a trophy for Manchester United and where are they now?

  • Sergio Romero Manchester UnitedJulian Finney / Getty Images Sport

    Sergio Romero - Goalkeeper

    The Argentine goalkeeper joined Manchester United from Sampdoria in 2015 and spent six seasons at the club. Last season, Romero joined Italian Serie B side Venezia and in 2022, he signed for Boca Juniors.

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    Antonio Valencia - Right-Back

    The former Ecuador international joined Manchester United from Wigan Athletic in 2009 and played at the club for 10 seasons. After leaving the Red Devils, he played in Mexico and Ecuador. He retired from professional football in May 2021.

  • Chris Smalling Manchester United Liverpool Premier League 12092015Getty Images

    Chris Smalling - Centre-Back

    The English defender joined Manchester United from Fulham in 2010 and spent 10 years at the club. In 2019, he was sent on loan to AS Roma and ahead of the 2020/21 season, Smalling made his move permanent with the Serie A club.

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    Daley Blind - Centre-Back

    The Dutch full-back joined Manchester United in 2014 from Ajax and spent four seasons at the club. In 2018, he returned to Ajax where he currently plies his trade.

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    Matteo Darmian - Left-Back

    The AC Milan youth product joined Manchester United in 2015 and played for four seasons at the club before joining Parma in 2019. During the 2020-21 season, Darmian went to Inter Milan on loan and in the following season, he made his move permanent with the Serie A giants.

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    Juan Mata - Attacking Midfielder

    The Spanish international midfielder joined Manchester United from Chelsea in January 2014. He has appeared in 189 Premier League matches for the Red Devils scoring 34 goals so far. In 2021, Mata was handed a new one-year contract by the club. After the contract ended, he parted ways with the Red Devils and is now a free agent.

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    Ander Herrera - Central Midfield

    The Spanish midfielder joined Manchester United in 2014 from Athletic Bilbao and played at the club for five seasons. In 2019, he moved to PSG.

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    Marouane Fellaini - Central Midfield

    The Belgian midfielder joined Manchester United from Everton in 2013 and played at the club for six seasons. In 2019 he joined Chinese Super League side Shandong Luneng.

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    Paul Pogba - Central Midfield

    A Manchester United youth product, he made his senior debut for the club in 2011. After spending a season at the club, he joined Juventus where he spent four seasons. He returned to Manchester United in 2016.

    In 2022, Pogba left the Red Devils after his contract ended with the club and headed back to Juventus.


    Henrikh Mkhitaryan - Attacking Midfielder

    Manchester United roped in the winger for a reported transfer fee of £26 million from Borussia Dortmund in 2016. Mkhitaryan appeared in only 38 Premier League matches in the one and a half seasons he stayed at the club and was sold to Arsenal in January 2018 for a direct swap deal for Alexis Sanchez. In 2020, the Armenian joined AS Roma where he spent the next two seasons and ahead of the 2022/23 campaign, he joined Inter Milan.

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    Marcus Rashford - Forward

    After graduating from Manchester United, he made his senior debut for the club in 2016. In 2019, he signed a fresh four-year contract with the club.

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    Anthony Martial - Substitute

    The former Golden Boy award winner joined the Premier League giants in 2015 from AS Monaco for a record €60 million fee, making him the most expensive teenager ever. Unfortunately, Martial’s career graph went downhill in the last seven years as he failed to live up to the high expectations, despite scoring over 75 goals and making over 260 appearances for the Red Devils. In January 2022, Martial was sent out on loan to Sevilla in an attempt to revive his career. Ahead of the 2022/23 season, the Frenchman returned to Old Trafford.

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    Jesse Lingard - Substitute

    A Manchester United youth product, the attacker made his senior debut in 2011. In between, he played on loan for clubs like Leicester City, Birmingham City, Derby County and West Ham United. In 2022, Lingard left the Red Devils to join Nottingham Forest.

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    Wayne Rooney - Substitute

    A Manchester United legend and former captain, Wayne Rooney joined the Red Devils in 2004 from Everton and played at the club for 13 years. In 2017, he returned to his former club Everton for a season before moving to MLS side DC United where he spent a season.

    In August 2019, Rooney returned to England to join Championship side Derby County as player-manager and in January 2021, he retired from professional football and became a full-time manager at the club. In 2022, he parted ways with Derby and joined MLS side DC United as their manager.