"We are in Switzerland, they have the best tennis player and I'm pretty sure the big man is not happy on certain surfaces, he has a favourite surface but he has to play".
David De Gea is likely to start on Wednesday night and the Spaniard is hoping to end a disappointing run in the Champions League that has seen United reach just one quarterfinal in the last seven years.
Full back Antonio Valencia, who is suffering from a persistent knee complaint, has been left in Manchester, with Luke Shaw set to start in his place. He has a favourite surface but he has to win on the surfaces he is not in love with.
"We have to do it, but Antonio is the only one we need to protect with his clinical situation, apart from that we give everything and try to win".
"I am really happy to play for this club, one of best clubs in world, so for me it's really good to be part of this club".More news: Apple Watch, AirPods excluded from next round of tariffs says new report
Earlier, NAIJ.com had reported how Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly ready to submit £100 million offer to Juventus for the possibility of luring Paulo Dybala to Old Trafford. In the summer of 1958, in a gesture of condolence and generosity after the Munich Air Disaster, Uefa invited Manchester United to take part in the European Cup even though they were neither reigning champions nor domestic title-winners.
The 20-year-old's playing time has been subject to scrutiny in recent days and has clearly irked the United boss.
But Mourinho hasn't made too many changes ahead of his side's Champions League group opener against the Swiss champions. "I never listen to stupid things like this they say".
United begin their campaign against Swiss champions Young Boys on Wednesday, six months after their exit to Sevilla last season.