Paul Scholes has urged Manchester United to win the Europa League
Manchester United are still in all three of their major cup competitions this season – the Europa League, EFL Cup and FA Cup.
The Europa League offers a route to next season's Champions League – as does finishing domestically inside the top four.
However, Paul Scholes believes the Red Devils should secure their place in style by winning the European title and not settling for a top-four finish like Arsenal.
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"I think I’d rather win the Europa League," Scholes told website RepublikofMancunia.
"Winning a trophy, winning a medal is a great trip for the fans – to go to Sweden themselves for a couple of days, it would be nice."
And when asked if securing a Champions League place via the top four was viable, Scholes added: "We don’t want that.
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"Settling for top four [like Arsenal].
"But I don’t think there’s any doubt we’ll finish top four anyway.
United currently sit in sixth place in the league – two points of the Gunners in fourth.