Date: 27th February 2017 at 7:19pm
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Jose Mourinho lifted his first trophy as Manchester United manager over the weekend, but he is already plotting his summer business amidst the celebrations.

The Portuguese watched on as his side were late 3-2 winners over Southampton in a controversial EFL Cup final at Wembley on Sunday, where his side were arguably second best throughout.

However, thanks to the class and ruthless streak of summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the former Chelsea boss has his first trophy since taking the Old Trafford hot seat, and what could be the first of a cup treble this season, with the Red Devils still going in both the FA Cup and Europa League.

United had Ibrahimovic to thank for sealing Mourinho’s first major honour as manager.

When asked what his plans were to take his squad to the next level come next season, the former Chelsea boss revealed that he is not looking to disrupt his squad too much.

“I think with this group of players, with the squad that we have, with the difficulties that we are having during the season, I think we are more than fine,” he told Sky Sports.

“I think that we will be ready in July to open the door to two or three good players to help us improve our level.

“We didn’t use [our funds] in the winter but we are obviously going to use it in the summer. Mr. Woodward was saying of keeping a huge percentage of the players we have at this moment in the squad but we need the next push,” he added.

Mourinho has been linked with big money moves for both Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann as well as Benfica defender Victor Lindelof, amongst others.

 
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