Manchester United will now focus on the FA cup action as they face West Ham United on Wednesday in the last 16 tie.
This is after overcoming Newcastle in the Carabao cup final at Wembley on Sunday winning 2-0 . The old Trafford side is also relishing a title contention against leaders Arsenal and second placed Manchester City .
United are eight points behind leaders Arsenal but Manager Erik ten Hag refused to believe that his side cannot challenge for the title that they last won in 2013.
Arsenal are on 57 points after 24 matches with City on 55 but having played one more match than the leaders . The gunners play the game at hand on Wednesday this week and if they win , they move to 60 points .
Manchester United are also in the Europa league last 16 after they dispatched Barcelona in the playoffs last Thursday.
In the Friday draw, United were drawn against another Spanish side Real Betis which should be an easy fixture on paper for them. United will start at home and aim to finish the job in Spain .
Casemiro has been an important inclusion in the Erik ten Hag side since he arrived from Real Madrid in the summer and scored the first goal in the Carabao cup final .
The Brazilian has provide the defensive midfield cover for the backline, an area that United has been struggling for years since the retirement of Michael Carrick.
Other players who have been key in the ten Hag era so far includes Marcus Rashford and goalkeeper David De Gea. The backline cover at center back of Raphael Varane and Leandro Martinez has worked with Luke Shaw becoming a utility in that defense.
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