However, Liverpool is totally out of track as they now stand seventh on the points table with 12 points.
United will travel to Anfield to face Liverpool on Saturday, and with Liverpool's notable vulnerability to set pieces, Mourinho would've been looking for Fellaini to exploit their weakness with his size and strength in the air.
Jones played 90 minutes in United's last game against Crystal Palace but was forced out of World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania with a knee problem.
"I turn 24 in January and I'm very proud to have already made so many appearances for Liverpool", he told LFC Magazine. But he still has been struggling to take points from opponents.
Liverpool will be hoping to draw a line under their poor September, which saw them pick up a single victory in the month, a 3-2 victory at Leicester City, with Henderson scoring the crucial decider.
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It had seemed all match that the referee was too incompetent to make the correct calls or he was afraid to make them on a night which meant so much to both teams.
With players of high calibre and a fluent, steady system under Benitez, Liverpool's maiden Premier League crown still eludes the club, ten years on from Benitez. Is he going to score goals against the big teams this year?
It was nearly like a defeat for Klopp as they had already dropped a lot of points.
Not a player from the first-team lineup for sure.
Man Utd now stands on the second spot with as many points as league leaders, Man City.
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"There are revenue differences between Manchester United and Liverpool", Purslow pointed out. It can put United under more pressure, and the pressure will undoubtedly affect the upcoming game results.
The Reds have been criticised for their stuttering displays at the back in recent weeks after their mixed start to the new Premier League season.
Liverpool will be up for this match.
Jose Mourinho's United have been in superb form this season, winning six of their seven league fixtures and also sealing two convincing victories in the Champions League.
'With him I think it's about the individual connection - it's more than just about speaking to you as manager-to-player.
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