'I don't know, ' the United boss said with a laugh when asked why he could not win at Newcastle. I don't like the word protect the players because it looks like they have to protect only the top players - and I think on the pitch every player is the same.
"Whether it's wide - he goes out wide, makes it awful for people to try and mark him and I think for him now that's the final piece of the jigsaw for Mourinho now, going into the Champions League stages".
"I'm serious, I prepare myself, I'm really happy".
A rising wage bill for players has cut into the latest quarterly profits from Manchester United.
Former Liverpool FC defender Lawrenson is backing Manchester United to beat Newcastle at St James' Park on Sunday.
"I think it's the only stadium in the Premier League [he has not won at], also Huddersfield, but I played there only once", Mourinho said. I like to go there, but I couldn't win, I lost and drew a few times. "This is a different game".
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'I think they are a good team, I think they had a very good transfer window with Kenedy and (Islam) Slimani - they are two players that I know very well and can really improve their team.
The 29-year-old Algeria worldwide has endured a frustrating spell since his £29million switch from Sporting Lisbon to Leicester 18 months ago and is desperate to reignite his career under Rafael Benitez on Tyneside.
The Chilean has slotted straight into United's attack and scored his first goal for the club in his first game at Old Trafford. I believe. I am not the person to say why they have struggled for years because what I know from the club is an incredible army of fans and a city which lives for the club.
"There are so many awards - performance of the week, manager of the month and this and that - they should give one [to] the guy that behaves best on the touchline and it should be the fourth official to vote".
'I can remember many of them, some of the best ones in the country - Benitez another example - so it's hard to understand.
"Are you asking me if I prefer three or four teams involved in the battle for the drop?"
"It's important to get a call like this, to know you're wanted by a big coach like him".