Mourinho was particularly annoyed to miss out on a series of centre-back targets, including Leicester's Harry Maguire who shone for England in Russian Federation.
"That's football management. I think football is changing and managers should be called head coaches".
"I think it's a trust thing", he said on Sky Sports.
"We knew it was going to be hard because some of us, including myself, didn't have any pre-season games".
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'I find myself in the beginning of the Premier League with the market closed in the situation I thought I was not going to be in, ' said Mourinho.
"I enjoy the last season, the fight to finish where we finished and to manage the best position in five or six years". "We must get used to teams who have players of the same quality that we have". "All my players did not have 90 minutes in their legs and bodies". The Portuguese manager was pointedly critical of his star player following the World Cup, essentially challenging him to replicate his World Cup form at the club level.
Luke's had a decent pre-season under his belt, looks fit and appears to have finally fixed his attitude "problems"; if this isn't his season then when will it be?
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino claims that Manchester United never firmed up their interest in defender Toby Alderweireld and has hit back at critics who believe Spurs needed to add to their squad this summer.
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"We showed good control, good football, a lot of chances", he said. I was fantastic spirit, and there were periods of very good football. "Even tonight, I know I can be better and that is what I want to keep showing the manager".
That's not surprising, because I know from experience that everyone is a bit rusty for the first game back.
United starts the season just like it started the match: perfectly.
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He wanted many more, as he pointed out numerous times on United's preseason tour, but as deadline day rumbled on there was still no news.
Following the captures of right back Diogo Dalot, Brazilian midfielder Fred and backup goalkeeper Lee Grant earlier in the summer, the club failed to bring in any other signings on transfer deadline day, much to Mourinho's dismay.