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.
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.
The economic situation is not good, and that could last for a long time, Ma said at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin. He will hand over the keys of Asia's most valuable company to Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang Yong.
Police in India are now investigating the charges of rape, illegal confinement, unnatural sex and intimidation. Police have questioned him on August 13 but failed to arrest him and to carry any further probe in the matter.
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.
The president's WOF star was locked down after a street artist, who goes by the name Plastic Jesus , attached bars to the star. The West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously for Trump's star to be removed in August, but no action has been taken.
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.
Mort du président Tran Dai Quang à 61 ans — Vietnam
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.
DCEU's Birds of Prey Working Title Revealed
Renee eventually takes up the mantle of the Question, succeeding her mentor Charles Victor Szasz, better known as Vic Sage. Birds of Prey movie is gearing up to give Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn the maximum amount of screen time.