Mourinho appears to have forgottenSBOBET that Marouane Fellaini is another whose contract expires next summer, with United having invoked the extension clause in his deal in January.
The towering midfielder has had an impact off the bench in all three of United's Premier League matches to date - games that have brought three wins, 10 goals and a hat-trick of clean sheets.
"We try to play the best we can," Mourinho said ahead of Saturday's trip to Stoke.
"We know that if you look in a SBOBETpragmatic way and you see the last winners of the Premier League, they didn't play attacking football.
"They all played defensive football and counter-attack football.
"So that is according to the results the best way to win the Premier League.
"We try to play according to the qualities of our players. We try to play positive, we try to play good, but we try to win.
to play defensive football, we have to do it.
"But if our opponent is better than us and dominant, we are humble enough to transform our way of playing to play for a result."