Mourinho has been a disgruntled figure during United's pre-season campaign, which has seen them lose three times. They could not have done better than they did.
The latter is now poised to join Everton instead, and the Red Devils have turned their attention to World Cup victor Boateng. I still have a few days to wait (for) what is going to happen.
UNDER-23S HELD BY EVERTON IN FRIENDLYOur Reserves were in pre-season friendly action on Saturday afternoon at The Cliff and played out a goalless draw with David Unsworth's Everton side.
Klopp might be famous for his ability to sell his vision to players even when there are seemingly more attractive prospects out there but it's his sporting director, Michael Edwards, who does the nitty-gritty to get a deal done. "We were playing against their best team, it was their complete squad apart from (Corentin) Tolisso".More news: Pence attends ceremony for fallen United States soldiers
"At the same time is was [Robert] Lewandowski on Axel, [Arjen] Robben on Mitchell, [Leon] Goretzka on Garner and [Niklas] Sule on Chong. That's fantastic, it's absolutely fantastic".
Negotiations for Harry Maguire and Toby Alderweireld are becoming increasingly hard, sources said, leaving Woodward to turn his attention to German defender Boateng, who is likely to cost in the region of £50 million.
And now, Rashford appears to have been made the club's new number 10, replacing Zlatan Ibrahimovic who gave up the jersey upon leaving for LA Galaxy in March.
Regardless of the difference between the squad he wanted and the squad he has, Mourinho will be the man to carry the can if United don't deliver this season. He sees Liverpool spending big and he wants to compete. Of course he was in the shadows waiting for the opportunity.