We didn't sell players and with 25 in the squad it is hard to add.
All permanent signings must be completed by the August 9 deadline, but clubs can still sign players on standard loan deals until August 31 at 5pm.
"[Alexis is] more than ready but you can not have the players who arrived only last Monday after the World Cup semi-finals or final and three weeks' holiday".
"So it's hard for me to understand or to feel or to believe that we finished second, which I keep saying that I - and sometimes it's also hard to believe - that I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues".
Mourinho warned United could face a "difficult" season if the club failed to sign new players, but he is insisting he will be content to work with the players in his squad in comments that may not reveal his true feelings after a disappointing few weeks of transfer business.
The 19-time Premier League champions are among a raft of clubs who use the transfer window to give young players and those on the fringes of the senior side regular first team opportunities.
"Newcastle of course in this period have an advantage to us in their preparation with the whole squad, but that is not a reason to complain".
Does this mean Kourtney Kardashian and Younes Bendjima have split?
On Tuesday, August 6, both Khloe and Kim Kardashian slammed the male model for allegedly betraying Kourtney while on vacation. The report was accompanied by photos of Younes hugging up on Jordan Ozuna , who has previously dated Justin Bieber and Tyga .
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng has rejected a move to Manchester United, according to several German outlets which report he called Jose Mourinho to inform him of the decision. I'm sure we're going to be competitive.
"It's a massive challenge for us because it's new".
The Red Devils coach has cut a sullen figure throughout pre-season with the former Chelsea boss unable to hide his dissatisfaction with Brazil worldwide midfielder Fred being his sides only high profile signing.
The ingredients appear to be in place for another Mourinho meltdown should United get off to a bad start and he believes even the scheduling of his side's opening fixture has made his task even harder. [It's about] if you really need [them] or not and then if you can get your target or not.
"But I keep saying and thinking and feeling that the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game".
"The one thing that does surprise me is Barcelona: I don't see him as a Barcelona player", said Scholes.
United may be hit with injuries but they will be hoping to start the season with a win rather than immediately losing ground on their title rivals.