Anthony Martial's goal in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Fulham drew comparisons with a similar strike by Cristiano Ronaldo at the same end in 2007. Since Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] came in we talked about this, we want to be at the top, in the top four.
"It's not about making a case for me to stay", he told Sky Sports .
"A hard February but we have high hopes and I think we are in a good spell, especially in terms of confidence". "We've done really well in the 11 games we've played, but that's down to the team effort", he said. But we put in a good performance as a team.
He is not the only one to have been rejuvenated by the change in manager.
Martial had already set up the opener for Pogba in the 14th minute when he produced his moment of magic nine minutes later. United were 11 points behind the Blues when Mourinho was let go, but are back in contention with a rare run of form - the streak of six consecutive away wins in all competitions is a first for the club since May 2009.
"It feels great to win, that is what we wanted".
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"But my players are very.... not anxious, but they want to score immediately to draw the match and against big teams that is hard and we conceded to them the counter-attack. It's the players who play, it's the staff, how we do things at Carrington, at the training ground, the mood, it's never about one person when the team is winning games".
"But my job description was, until the summer, get us playing in a certain way, get the mood back, get results - of course, I love every single minute of it and I'll take whatever comes when it comes".
"I asked myself should I play him or should I not because there is a big game coming up on Tuesday, but I think the intention shows when you play Paul and everyone knew that we needed to take this game seriously". It's not going to be easy. But these big games coming up will determine where we end up.
"We gave them the first 10 minutes, maybe played into their hands".
Mata is out of contract at the end of the season and although negotiations with the club have been going on since past year, the Spaniard, who arrived from Chelsea in 2014, is yet to agree a new deal.