Bastian Schweinsteiger wished Manchester United the best of luck for the upcoming Europa League final.
The retired German international left United two months before the club’s previous success in competition in 2017.
Schweinsteiger played a group stage game on United’s track to reach the final.
Now he has sent his best wishes to the 2020/21 squad, declaring that he is campaigning for the Red Devils against Villarreal.
Schweinsteiger had done his best when he was signed by Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho made it clear that he wanted to get rid of him when he arrived.
Mourinho’s dealings with Schweinsteiger didn’t put him in a good light, and when he was allowed to join MLS in March 2017, it was a relief to draw a line on the matter.
Schweinsteiger clearly has no grudge against United and is hoping his former side can succeed tonight.
The German played alongside Michael Carrick, who is now on the coaching staff, and players like Marcus Rashford, David de Gea, Paul Pogba and Luke Shaw.
Former star Wayne Rooney flew to Poland for the game, while former boss Sir Alex Ferguson is part of the tour group in Gdansk.
Schweinsteiger’s message shows that although he only played 35 games for the club, he is proud to have been associated with the Red Devils, if only for a short time.
(Photo by Ash Donelon / Manchester United via Getty Images)
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