Though he signed in the summer transfer window, he has been out of action since but finally got off to the flawless start during Man United's comfortable 3-0 dispatching of Swiss champions Young Boys. Asked whether this was down to the Lindelöf-Smalling partnership, Mourinho said: "No, I think the team as a team is resolving the defensive problems better than before".
You'd have to wonder, then, what the thinking is at Manchester City this week after losing to Lyon on Wednesday night. I think the team is more compact, more solid, the spirit, the cooperation, the empathy, the communication - all of that improves in the team and good results bring confidence and I think we are improving as a team.
"I would say 75% of them are now managers, Nuno reaches the Premier League level and reached it be his own merit and credit".
That form has lifted United ahead of Saturday's clash against Wolves, yet growing optimism is underpinned by the manager's sustained belief - first uttered in pre-season as transfer frustration grew - that this will be a tough campaign.
"Because Martial played 90 minutes [against Young Boys] and Sanchez played zero". Football is a little bit like this.
Mourinho is also set to recall captain Antonio Valencia in place of Diogo Dalot despite the teenager's impressive debut following his £19million summer move from FC Porto and knee surgery.
Scientists identify earliest known animal 558 mn years ago
Previously, the oldest macroscopic animal in the geological record was the mollusc-like Kimberella from 555 million years ago. Finding this particular specimen was a grueling task, said Ilya Bobrovskiy , co-author of the paper and a PhD student at ANU.
Captain Marvel star Brie Larson hits back at sexist trolls
Brie Larson's response to the trolls who think Captain Marvel should "smile more" is truly one of the best things I've ever seen. The official trailer for the upcoming Captain Marvel movie finally dropped on Tuesday after months of anticipation.
'Every player has another level to step up, ' said the manager. "He plays Tuesday again".
When you have two days, it's much, much, much more hard because everything is about recovering from the match and then preparing for the next one.
With Shaw still only 23 and new boy Dalot just 19 years old, there is a sense that the duo could go on to become a formidable long-term full back pairing for United, and speaking on BT Sport, via the Daily Star, former United star Hargreaves told the pair to match the exploits of Liverpool's star full backs.
Wolves are the only Premier League team to take points off defending champions Manchester City so far this season following a 0-0 draw with the Citizens at Molineaux.
As the clock struck 12, the Veere Di Wedding actor cut a customised cake which had "You are our rockstar" written on it. In the picture, Babita can be seen standing in between, lovingly holding her daughters' faces in her hands.
NY is on pace for 262 home runs - which would be two short of the big league record established by the 1997 Seattle Mariners. The rail company says the train was traveling north Wednesday evening to New Haven, Connecticut, around 11:30 p.m.
La semaine dernière, lors d'une cérémonie avec le président indonésien Joko Widodo, il était apparu particulièrement affaibli. Au-delà de ses obligations cérémonielles, Tran Dai Quang était l'un des hommes clés du régime autoritaire.
Because we're now - I don't know what - three weeks away from the premiere of the show and between now then, so much could change. I can't say it's a lot of fun trying to fabricate this kind of Trump that I thought of, but it is fun being around them.
In the first video he shared, Cannon started with a joke: 'First off, let me say welcome back Kanye, from the Sunken Place '. Kanye West in videos on his Instagram page warned the trio to stop saying negative things about Kim Kardashian henceforth.
About 20,000 pigs were moved to other states, other parts of North Carolina or to the market, the Pork Council's Curliss said. In some areas, it will by days or weeks before the floodwaters fully recede and the landscape returns to normal.
Firmino the hero as Liverpool sink PSG, go top of Group C
Last night, Liverpool and PSG produced an wonderful game to remind all of us why we miss Europe's foremost club competition. It may even make Klopp think twice about certain selections, although you'd imagine Firmino is still the gun favorite.