"That's football, that's football management, I think football is changing and probably football managers should be called head coaches. We thought maximum [he would play] 60 minutes, but he managed more than 80", Mourinho told the media after the match on Friday.
"All these teams now are looking to buy younger players with sell-on values". They (Leicester) spent more money than us, so in the Premier League we must get used to teams with players of the same quality that we have.
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Just 26 days after lifting the World Cup with France, the 25-year-old scored an early penalty and dominated the midfield before being replaced after 84 minutes. "We want to go up". "I know it's long, I know it can disturb the goalkeeper but the most important thing is for the ball to go in". "Even if the manager puts down the names, it's about how we feel". I want to progress and get better again and I want to win more trophies. "I am happy with the performance to make this game in this condition, it's encouraging for the future".
Nonetheless Mourinho was pleased with his team's display, singling out Pogba and Shaw for particular praise, and the overall spirit.
"It was tough for Harry Maguire, he gave his best and had a good game".
The midfielder who amassed a total of 718 appearances for the club questioned the Portuguese manager's idea of a "new-look" for United, saying former manager Sir Alex Ferguson has already left the club with a ideal recipe for success.
"Like I always say, I always give my best for the fans, for my team-mates, for the people that trust me".