He was once again an effervescent, dedicated influence in midfield during United's dominant 1-0 win over Celta on Thursday night.
The Independent states that the Portuguese tactician's focus is on Thursday's clash with Celta Vigo in the Europa League.
"For me personally Jose has a lot of importance because he has played me regularly and has made me feel important to the team", he said.
With just five matches remaining in the Premier League season, Arsène Wenger's side is in serious jeopardy of missing out on the Champions League for the first time since the Frenchman's first season in charge at the club.
The victory puts United on course for this month's final with Ajax Amsterdam the most likely opponents after they beat visitors Olympique Lyonnais 4-1 in their first leg on Wednesday.
Jose Mourinho has defended his decision to field a weakened team against Arsenal tomorrow, saying that the Manchester United side he picks will "fight for a result" at the Emirates Stadium.
Carragher says Mourinho already has a ready-made replacement for Ibrahimovic in his squad though.
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"It's a pity about the free kick and I'm disappointed I couldn't help my team on that play", Alvarez told Onda Cero radio.
The only player who Mourinho has confirmed will start for United is goalkeeper David de Gea, who was rested for the trip to Vigo.
Three-times European champions United had never reached the last four of the Europa League or its predecessor the Uefa Cup, while Celta were in their first major continental semi-final.
"I feel like we could and should have beaten them in the reverse fixture this season but we're just not quite capable of getting a result against a top six team away. ever". The club has won ten of their fifteen matches on home soil in the English Premier League, only having lost twice as the hosts all season.
"We've got to win the games and hopefully we beat Arsenal and can concentrate on the next game".
Celta Vigo's high-pressing game was evident in this first leg and considering that they are now chasing the tie, that won't change when they travel to Old Trafford.
'He's been doing great this season and we trust him, ' Pogba said of his United team-mate.