"I probably have the player I didn't think it was possible to have, but we got the player I really wanted".
"I don't speak about injured players so don't ask me about HarryKane, because to speak about Harry Kane I have to speak about [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, about [Paul] Pogba, about [Marcos] Rojo, about [Michael] Carrick, so I don't speak".
Mourinho told his pre-match news conference ahead of Manchester United's win over Tottenham on Saturday: "I'm anxious about Fellaini and not about Luke Shaw because Fellaini finishes his contract and Luke Shaw doesn't".
"I am always disappointed when a player, because he has a new manager, the new manager becomes the best and the old manager becomes very bad, and football is full of examples of lack of character".
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And Mourinho, who also has defender Luke Shaw nearing the end of his own deal next year, has revealed his concern at the possibility of Fellaini becoming a free-agent in the summer.
'I was happy because it shows dignity, character and intelligence to know the reason why we lost the match.
"So I think we are going to lose again".
"I have the player that I want to have, "the Portuguese said, as quoted by the Telegraph".
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But despite that fearsome run of form, Mourinho says teams are not cowering in fear when they head north.