While being interviewed by the BBC Sport ahead of the FA Cup tie against Wigan, Mourinho has promised Bastian that he can work his way into the Manchester United manager’s Premier League plans.
“The squad is shorter and we need him. Today is an opportunity for him to play and show that he is ready – even for the Premier League.”
Sshweinsteiger certainly impressed yesterday earning the man of the match award from fans after scoring and assisting the key opener.
In his press conference after the match Mourinho confirmed that Schweinsteiger will be drafted into his Europa League squad.