Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho
The Red Devils edged past Rostov in the second leg of their Europa League last 16 tie, with Juan Mata's goal giving United a 2-1 aggregate victory.
Whilst that is the big story of the day for United, manager Mourinho has also sparked a reaction after making comments about transfers before he became manager.
Speaking to BBC Sport, Mourinho has admitted that he wouldn't have allowed Angel Di Maria, Javier Hernandez or Danny Welbeck to leave Old Trafford had he been manager before their exits.
Di Maria was a key player at Real Madrid under Mourinho, but in his one year at Old Trafford following a 2014 move from Real, the Argentinian struggled and didn't really seem to want to be with the club, and was eventually sold to Paris Saint-Germain in 2015.
Striker Hernandez was an unknown when Sir Alex Ferguson signed him from Chivas Guadalajara in 2010, but the Mexican hit 59 goals in his first four seasons with the club, becoming a fan favourite, before Louis van Gaal froze him out, sent him on loan to Real Madrid, and then sold him to Bayer Leverkusen.
Now 28, the poacher has scored 38 goals in just 72 games for Leverkusen, continuing to prove that he is a natural-born goalscorer.
Fellow attacker Welbeck came up through the ranks at Old Trafford, and whilst his goal record – 29 goals in 142 games – isn't all that impressive, he was popular with fans having been born and bred in Manchester, but he hasn't enjoyed much success since his 2014 move to Arsenal.
Angel Di Maria looks dejected at Manchester United
Mourinho may well have wanted to keep all three players, but fans have been taking to Twitter to react to his comments, with many divided opinions on who should have been kept.
Some believe that Di Maria was a lost cause as he simply didn't want to play for United, but others feel his relationship with Mourinho at Real Madrid could have helped convince him to stay at Old Trafford.
Many felt that Hernandez would have been a real asset in this United team and called for Mourinho to re-sign him, though the majority felt that selling Welbeck was ultimately the right decision.
Chicharito, yes!! Welbeck, no. Di Maria would have been an entirely different scenario if Jose was manager then. https://t.co/xmTUJz1TFq— Mourinho's Devils (@1ManUtd_Forever) March 16, 2017
Welbeck meh. Hernandez maybe. Di Maria would've been good. https://t.co/NXZsucpe6f— Red (@ThatBoyGiggsy) March 16, 2017
Di Maria didn’t want to be here. And as much as I liked Chicharito, selling him was right.— Ayo (@DeleDash) March 16, 2017
Welbeck is the one who should have stayed, imo. https://t.co/aecrRh7num
Agree with Chicha and Di Maria, Welbeck never rated him tbh https://t.co/Ipay0elrqb— Humzah (@Official_Humzah) March 16, 2017
I would of kept Di Maria and Chicharito but definitely would of sold Welbeck.— Gary (@garyw_1986) March 16, 2017
Welbeck? Yes....di Maria? No and chicharito?? Never https://t.co/PI2C4tXddA— Extraordinary Exodus (@exzeebit) March 16, 2017
Imagine the team we would have right now with Di Maria, Hernandez & Welbeck.— W10 (@_imran_mufc_) March 16, 2017
Imagine if Hernandez & DiMaria were in this team— Rick Flair (@BlvckExcellence) March 16, 2017
Mourinho saying he would never have sold Di Maria, Chicharito, and Welbeck. Imagine if we had those three playing well... Scary. #MUFC— Daryl (@DarylSaysStuff) March 16, 2017
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