While United have won the EFL Cup and reached the final of the Europa League, their league campaign has been dismal.
Mourinho said, according to the Mirror: "They are a Champions League team, they come from the Champions League, I always disagree with it".
He said: "We will have two keepers, Joel Pereira and Kieran O'Hara, and we will have Demetri Mitchell, Scott McTominay, Matty Willock, Josh Harrop, Angel Gomes, Zachary Dearnley, Axel Tuanzebe, so lots of them". It's hard to say a goalkeeper is the best player in the world.
Sunday will be the first time he has played for the first team since then, yet Mourinho has high expectations having recently tipped Pereira to be the "best Portuguese goalkeeper of the next generation".
United will go through the motions at Old Trafford on Sunday as the Premier League comes to a meek conclusion, just days before their make-or-break Europa League final against Ajax.
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That's when Saudi Arabia executed a prominent Shiite cleric and protesters in Iran attacked two of the kingdom's diplomatic posts. The agreement has brought a string of billion dollar deals with Western firms for airplanes and oil exploration in Iran.
Players like Ander Herrera and Chris Smalling have been trusted with the captaincy at points this season, but Valencia has surprisingly emerged as one of Mourinho's most trusted players.
"Are they ready? All together, no".
Meanwhile, captain Wayne Rooney - who has been linked with a summer transfer - may have missed the chance of an Old Trafford farewell, as Mourinho said the England global would "probably not" be involved. "Maybe one at a time but not all together", added the former Chelsea manager.
"I don't know [Ajax boss Peter Bosz] too well, but when I see Ajax play I think he has done fantastic work". "I hope next summer he's not anymore the highest transfer fee and the pressure can go on somebody else because if his transfer fee was half of it, everybody was saying: "what a buy".
"Imagine now we have Zlatan, Rojo, Shaw, Young, we are not speaking about playing so many kids [against Palace]". Our biggest problem is the number of matches.