Manchester United have only qualified for the Champions League once since Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement in 2013.
And they are currently four points off of a Champions League spot in the Premier League table with just seven games left.
But they can still qualify for Europe's top competition by winning the Europa League.
Ray Wilkins believes Man United need Champions League football to sign Romelu Lukaku
And Wilkins insists making the Champions League is a must if Manchester United want to sign their top transfer targets this summer.
“[Romeulu] Lukaku might interest Jose [Mourinho] immensely,” Wilkins told talkSPORT.
“But they have got to qualify for the Champions League otherwise [Antoine] Griezmann goes out the window and Lukaku will go out the window.
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“[Paul] Pogba will wonder what he’s done because that will be the second year on the spin where he wouldn’t have played Champions League football.”
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Both Everton’s Lukaku and Atletico Madrid’s Greizmann have been heavily linked with moves to Old Trafford this summer.
Mourinho wants to duo to solve United’s problems in front of goal.
But they won’t come cheap, with Griezmann having an £86million release clause and Lukaku valued at £65m.