"Everybody knows every manager wants to have all the players available, it's just then a question of the way you position yourself in relation to that, the best way you think is to do it," he said. "The way we try to do it is always to speak about opportunities for others," he added. "Doesn't mean I don't miss the players. I would like them to be here for us." This season Mourinho has also been without defender Marcos Rojo, while midfielders Marouane Fellaini and Michael Carrick are currently out injured.
Mourinho on Zlatan being back in 2017, "Yes, I have a feeling."— Chris Winterburn (@cmwinterburn) October 20, 2017
But Mourinho refused to reveal whether the fitness problems will prompt him Into dramatic action in the January transfer window. "Yes, is true I wanted four players in the summer and I think clearly everybody knows the position, maybe you know the player, didn't happen but we adapt to it and try the best we can," he said. "But what I expect from a normal season is Zlatan will be back and Marcos will be back, and Pogba and Fellaini will be back and someone will get injured," he added. "I don't want to speak about signings yet, or the market or January. We are in October, we have November, December and half of October to play, so why should I speak about the market?"
Jose Mourinho reveals when Zlatan Ibrahimovic will make his Manchester United return https://t.co/pLJ8oD8KJa— Indy Football (@IndyFootball) October 21, 2017