Date: 6th March 2017 at 9:05pm
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Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have already tasted success this season with a 3-2 win over Southampton in the EFL Cup final, but how much more can they achieve?

Despite the disappointing performance from his side, Mourinho was able to lift the first major trophy of the season in the shape of the League Cup.

His men men also won the FA Community Shield at the start of the season, and this success has got the United faithful dreaming of more.

The Red Devils currently sit sixth in the Premier League, it is widely accepted that the realistic target this season would be to secure a Champions League place by finishing in the top four, and their recent unbeatable form could help make this a reality.

Since their 4-0 hammering at Stamford Bridge to Chelsea, United haven’t lost in the league, but are struggling to capitalise on their chances to climb the table, seemingly drawing every opportunity they receive.

A prime example of this being their frustrating 1-1 draw to AFC Bournemouth at Old Trafford on Saturday.

However, looking at Liverpool’s dreadful start to the calendar year, and Arsenal struggling in recent times, the top four still isn’t out of reach just yet.

Mourinho with the 2017 EFL Cup.

United are also in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup, although they will face a difficult challenge against Mourinho’s former side Chelsea to proceed further in the competition.

The holders sailed past Reading and Wigan Athletic, before narrowly beating Blackburn Rovers 2-1 on their road to reach the last-eight.

Albeit a tricky draw, many United fans will travel to London seeking revenge over their previous 4-0 loss, and should they come out victorious, they would be strong favourites to go on and defend the cup.

Although it isn’t the European competition many United fans are used to, their team is faring well in the Europa League too, and with the wide array of competition for the top four places in the Premier League, this competition could be their perfect gateway into the Champions League.

However, The Red Devils have been drawn a difficult draw away to Rostov FC in Russia this Thursday, a team who have managed to beat Bayern Munich on their own turf already this season, and they will be high on morale after their resounding 6-0 victory on Friday.

So, it may be a trickier fixture for United than most anticipate.

With United battling on so many fronts this season, how many more trophies can Mourinho’s men win this season?

 
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