The path to the three points began with a Paul Pogba penalty kick just two minutes in after a hand ball, and the World Cup victor with France made no mistake, finishing calmly into the far post.
Shaw wasn't positive his goal meant he'd remain a first-choice starter for Mourinho, but he said he's set his sights high.
"One lie repeated 1,000 times is still a lie, but the perception of the people is that it's true but it's still a lie". Still, it was a display to suggest this could be his season in the same way he left his mark on the World Cup. I focus on just what we have, and we go with everything we have to the first match.' In addition to holding on to 25-year-old Maguire, Leicester supplemented their squad with two more defenders - Filip Bekovic and Caglar Soyuncu.
"I'm going to enjoy this season".
Just 75 seconds had passed when Alexis Sanchez's shot was blocked by Daniel Amartey's arm in the Leicester penalty area.
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Everyone just said congrats and they gave me a fake World Cup and they put it above my locker. It is great to see fees for strikers, but why not goalkeepers? It has to do with many things.
And that's ultimately why questions will always hang over Mourinho and United unless they can bridge the gap to Manchester City.
"So for me it's a big season for Paul Pogba, it's a good move, let's see how Paul Pogba gets on tonight".
According to the Daily Mirror, United chiefs have told Mourinho that the club needs to be more like their neighbours - both on and off the pitch.
After a brilliant World Cup, Perisic is now worth nearly double that figure. Pogba was one of the best young midfielders in the world at Juventus before joining United.
A summer of discontent at Old Trafford appeared to come to a head on Thursday as the transfer window ended without the reinforcements their manager had so publicly declared a priority.
As ESPN's Rob Dawson says: "Mourinho and Pogba's frosty relationship is a puzzle Manchester United must solve".
United need a good result to lift up the mood in camp but Jose knows that Leicester won't be pushovers.