Jose Mourinho gave a remarkable morose interview after the game, in which he assured that this Sunday's game against Crystal Palace will be "one for the kids", and also pondered whether "Big Sam would be a friend" and not overly exert his side against United's reserves.
Jose Mourinho has explained his Manchester United team selection against Southampton in the Premier League, claiming he needed to pick a team with the right balance to rest players.
Balancing the desire to win with resting players has been hard, and Mourinho said: "The accumulation of the games, I never had that, but I go always until the end of the competitions".
"I hope the fans at Old Trafford on Sunday the support the team; they forgive naivety and some lack of confidence".
United host Crystal Palace in their last league game of the season on Sunday before travelling to Stockholm to face Ajax Amsterdam in the Europa League final on May 24.
"I don't go with (Sergio Romero can replace De Gea) "if he leaves" because I hope he doesn't", he said. All of them gave me positive feelings.
Mourinho also reiterated his optimism De Gea would remain at the club, having earlier confirmed he would not play again this season, and amid increasing speculation linking the Spaniard with a transfer to Real Madrid.
With a top-four finish in England out of United's reach, winning the Europa League remains their only route to Champions League football next season and the Argentine keeper shone ahead of the club's most important game under Mourinho.
"David? I think the first match against (American MLS side) LA Galaxy in preseason", he said. "David is top of the world and obviously we want to keep the top in the world".
"The accumulation of the games, I never had that", he said.
As revealed in SunSport he has already spoken to De Gea and told him that he will have talks with him about his future once the Europa League Final is out the way.
Southampton struggled to relieve the pressure building on manager Claude Puel against an under-strength United. I would like to make more changes, give more rest but we feel there is a possibility at least to do what we did against Arsenal and Tottenham, compete for the result before the final.
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Could Oblak replace De Gea at Manchester United?
Now with De Gea edging towards a move to Real Madrid the boss has confidence that Romero can fill his gloves. It's certainly the most important in his short history at United and for him rather than the club.
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