5 players to win the UEFA Europa League multiple times

Winning the Premier League, La Liga or Serie A is the dream of many young players when they grow up, but some aspire to go further in the hope that they will also conquer the game on the European stage.Over the years, a number of players have done just that in the UEFA Europa League - picking up a multitude of winners medals to cement their place in the history books.[embedded content]Those with that insatiable habit for winning the competition are the subject of the latest UEFA Europa League Breakfast Show, presented by official tournament partner, Kia. This week's edition featured broadcaster Jules Breach, who helped pick out the top five players who are, and forever will be, associated with

Mikel Arteta discusses Arsenal’s chances ahead of Europa League semi-final

Remarkably, Arsenal find themselves one game away from a Europa League final, and despite their turgid Premier League form, could begin next season in the Champions League. The Gunners must overturn a 2-1 deficit to Spanish side Villarreal on Thursday evening, having lost the semi-final first leg in a tense affair in Spain. Mikel Arteta's men were two goals down and a man light in the second half, but a Nicolas Pepe penalty sealed a vital away goal for the north Londoners. Arteta discussed Aubameyang's form ahead of Thursday's clash | Pool/Getty ImagesArteta was in defiant mood in Wednesday's press conference ahead of the Villarreal clash, where he discussed his thoughts on the tie, the form of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has a chance to play youngsters against Roma

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has an opportunity to give chances to some of the younger players at his disposal in this week’s Europa League semi-final second leg against Roma.United’s emphatic 6-2 victory from the first leg at Old Trafford a week ago provides a comfortable cushion that takes the pressure off and could allow for developing talents like Amad Diallo, Shola Shoretire and Anthony Elanga to get important senior minutes under their belts.Amad has already played a handful of games in the Europa League and scored against AC Milan | Alex Livesey - Danehouse/Getty ImagesAmad has been part of the first-team squad since his January arrival from Atalanta. He played two Under-23 games early on, getting three goals

Arsenal vs Villarreal: Who will make the Europa League final?

Arsenal cruised through to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League after their 4-0 demolition of Slavia Prague on Thursday night - setting up a showdown with their former boss Unai Emery.Villarreal defeated Dinamo Zagreb 3-1 on aggregate to book their place in the last four of the competition and their upcoming clash has an added spice to it given Emery was sacked just 18 months into his Gunners tenure.The two sides meet on April 29 at El Madrigal, with the second leg scheduled to take place a week later at the Emirates Stadium on May 6. Mikel Arteta might have won a trophy with Arsenal at the back end of last season but the pressure is on him to

Granada 0-2 Man Utd: Player ratings as Rashford & Fernandes strikes win dour first leg

Marcus Rashford's brilliant finish and Bruno Fernandes' penalty gave Manchester United a comfortable lead in their Europa League quarter final with Granada as they ran out 2-0 winners in the first leg in Spain.England international Rashford latched onto Victor Lindelof's glorious long ball to control and finish, while Fernandes converted a penalty that goalkeeper Rui Silva got a hand to but could not keep out to give the visitors a vital cushion ahead of next week's return fixture.Fernandes' penalty gave United a vital cushion | CRISTINA QUICLER/Getty ImagesThe game was largely devoid of quality and punctuated frequently by nasty and petulant fouls, and United will be without a number of players due to suspensions.Here are the United player ratings from