The Daily Telegraph's Sam Wallace agrees that the mood around United is buoyant, and says their early-season fixtures could help them get a lead on the rest of the pack, but admits the mood at United is changeable. You can always find hard journeys and road blocks, and we have to be ready for that. They each returned to full training in the last week and will be back on the pitch with the Under-23s on Monday, against Swansea at Leigh Sports Village (19:00 BST kick-off).
On Monday night, Man United's under-23s will take on Swansea, and the game should see two stars return to action.
Eric Bailly put the visitors ahead on the stroke of half-time.
"Of course it was a tough game, especially in the first half, but we were patient, we were doing what we had to do", he said. It is the way he plays, the solutions he gives, the way he makes others play. First year you have the first year for the manager, you have to train the team, it is not easy but we still won trophies.
As United's attackers poured forward in the final 10 minutes, scoring at will and in stylish fashion too, memories flooded back to the entertaining teams that Ferguson molded.
United then scored three goals in just five minutes in the second half, as striker Romelu Lukaku scored the second goal in the 80th minute.
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On the tackle, Mourinho said: "There is always a risk but Paul is a clean player, he wants to play football all the time".
"We are using him [Martial] well and he has the right attitude", Mourinho told reporters after his side's win, confident that the 21-year-old will find better form for the Reds this season. "Just let the horses run freely".
"I like to see the confidence that my players have at this moment".
"When you have one per week your team has to be much better than when you have two or three and you have no time to train properly".
In another match played on the day Leicester City beat Brighton 2-0. They are so strong on the counter and they showed it again. We have a really good record defending set-plays - we only conceded one after I came in last season - so to concede in that fashion was disappointing.