But he was quick to point out his United side were closest to runaway leaders Manchester City last season, even if they finished 19 points adrift.
"The list that I gave you before of the injured players is an important list and today after training I will speak with that group of players (back from the World Cup) because everybody is different, physically and mentally, to see how available they feel they".
Look England seek to surpass India without Stokes at Lord’s
Will India reinforce their batting order by adding an extra batsman for the Lord's Test. They can also be made captains.
Fulham signalled its determination to stay in the Premier League by becoming the first promoted team to spend over 100 million pounds ($128 million) in the summer transfer window.
Mourinho warned last weekend that a "difficult season" could lie ahead if they failed to strengthen the squad before the deadline.
Jerome Boateng was another option but Bayern Munich have not been keen to sanction a loan move.
However, former Newcastle striker and the all time leading Premier League goal scorer Alan Shearer thinks that Mourinho's whinging is unwarranted, and his side will be a force to be reckoned with.
Oscars add achievement in popular film category
Rather than skipping those moments, however, they will be aired later in the broadcast, with the best parts being aired. The Academy took to Twitter to share the exciting news on August 8, which has sparked some controversy on social media.
"My view is that first of all it is hard for me to believe we finished second", said Mourinho ahead of his side's Premier League opener against Leicester.
"They returned on Monday", he said.
"My view is that first of all is hard for me to believe we finished second", he added.
Jarrod Lyle: Australian golfer dies aged 36
Briony Lyle said her husband had asked her to pass on a "simple message: 'Thanks for your support, it meant the world". Lyle was first diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in 1999 when he was 17 and a promising amateur golfer.
United's all-time leading goalscorer told Sky Sports: "I think it will be hard after the season they had a year ago".