United travel to St. James' Park on Sunday afternoon (Monday morning AEDT) to take on Newcastle United, Mourinho renewing his rivalry with Rafael Benitez at a stadium at which he has never won as a manager.
Manchester United are expected to be welcomed by another capacity crowd on Sunday and Ritchie admits he loved playing in front of the Newcastle fans during his playing days due to their passion. The next round of the Champions League is the one I consider really fundamental.
'But I couldn't win.
Newcastle, meanwhile, will be out for a win that will propel them away from the relegation zone. I don't like the word protect the players because it looks like they have to protect only the top players - and I think on the pitch every player is the same. I like to go there, but I couldn't win, I lost and drew a few times.
"There are so many awards - performance of the week, manager of the month and this and that - they should give one [to] the guy that behaves best on the touchline and it should be the fourth official to vote".
'I hope tomorrow the result is different, but I know that the characteristics of the game are not going to be different.
Knicks acquire Emmanuel Mudiay from Nuggets
A native of Congo, Mudiay played high school hoops in Texas and spent a season in China before declaring for the draft. As the Nuggets finished practice Thursday, Malone could not talk about the trade because it was not yet finalized.
Mourinho said: "They're a good team, they have a very good transfer window with Kenedy and [Islam] Slimani - two players I know well and who can improve their team".
"It's a great club, a very famous club, renowned around the world".
The club has reached the last 16 of that competition and is now second in the Premier League.
'But if you ask me if I think Newcastle are going to be in the Championship next season, I say immediately no way. "They know how to get the points to stay in the division".
"They trusted me at Leicester, it's not that I wasn't trusted". He joins Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the injured list, with Jose Mourinho hopeful the latter duo will be fit before the end of February, per David McDonnell at the Mirror.