Mourinho has repeatedly expressed a desire to bring in additional signings throughout pre-season with a central defender top of his list.
United have endured a hard summer transfer window as they have tried and failed to sign a host of defensive targets, with Tottenham centre-back Toby Alderweireld and Leicester's Harry Maguire among the names on their wish-list.
Having been linked with Paris Saint-Germain for weeks, Manchester United weighed in at the weekend as they look to reinforce their defence before the Premier League transfer window closes on Thursday.
"I am not confident".
His side face Leicester City in their opening fixture at Old Trafford on Friday and it was put to Mourinho that there was a perception the club had gone backwards over the summer.
Nevertheless, Sanchez is adamant that regardless of who starts the game, United's players will approach the game expecting to win.
Manchester United have signed Shakhtar Donetsk star Fred, FC Porto defender Diogo Dalot and Stoke City goalkeeper Lee Grant this summer.
"Do I think he will still be manager of Manchester United this time next year?" "When I listen, when I read, not much but sometimes I do, is hard to believe that we finished second, because you are capable of making people that finish second look like they were relegated, and people who win nothing, finish below us, and you make them look like serial winners".
Manchester City won the league 19 points ahead of their bitter rivals United last term but Mourinho feels like it was a great success when he takes into account some of the criticism he faced.
"They returned on Monday, trained Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and today so you can imagine they are not really fit and ready but we have needs", Mourinho said.
"But, if the reports in the papers are true and whether it's him or his agent or a bit of both, Sir Alex Ferguson would have just said, "see you later".
"It looked like I was saying something absolutely out of order, something insane, I repeat: Pre-season hard when you don't have your players to work, that's as simple as that".
Many are tipping Liverpool to be their closest challengers this season, after a a £123.6m spending spree this summer. The Portuguese wants two more deals to be wrapped up before tomorrow's deadline, but only expects one to go through.
Stokes told officers: "I said something like "leave it out, you shouldn't be taking the p*** because they're gay". He also had a cracked left molar as well as other bruising. "So, I felt the need to defend myself".
Chelsea FC will get their Premier League campaign under way with a clash against Huddersfield Town on Saturday. Chelsea have confirmed the signing of goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Athletic Bilbao .
In Syria killed the head of the research center that develops chemical weapons for the regime of dictator Bashar al-Assad. An Israeli government official declined to comment on reports of Asber's death when asked by Reuters .
Gates also said he may have submitted personal expenses for reimbursement by Trump's inaugural committee, which he helped operate. She said she had identified 31 accounts located in Cyprus, the Grenadines and the United Kingdom belonging to Manafort.
But Infowars and Jones have long peddled conspiracy theories , including that the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012 was a hoax. On Monday, Apple announced it had removed hundreds of podcasts produced by InfoWars from its iTunes and podcast apps .
Nevertheless, it would appear this media narrative has miles to go before Disney can gratefully see it sleep. Because of this, Disney may have to offer Gunn a payout of $7 million to $10 million - or even higher.
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Women survive heart attacks better with women doctors
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Indonesia hit with another earthquake, causing buildings to fall
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Logano wins third Xfinity race in four years
Kyle Busch finished third, 20 seconds behind, followed by Daniel Suarez and Erik Jones, a triumvirate of Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas. NASCAR returns to the Irish Hills of Michigan next weekend for the Consumer's Energy 400, at Michigan International Speedway.
China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn
The latest charge comes after the US said it would implement another round of tariffs on $16 billion worth of Chinese goods. China's surplus with the United States shrank marginally to $28.09 billion last month from a record $28.97 billion in June.