"It's always important to be at the top of the table if you can".
The Red Devils were 4-0 winners against both West Ham and Swansea City before Manchester United eased to a 2-0 victory over Leicester City.
"We didn't keep going for a long time because a few weeks later I was sacked", he continued.
United's focus now turns to Tuesday's Champions League opener against Basle, whereas Stoke have time to work ahead of Saturday's Premier League trip to Newcastle.
"Maxim has been absolutely fantastic since the moment he arrived here", Hughes told Stoke City+.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has claimed that he "feels weaker" without the presence of Marouane Fellainiin his first-team squad.
The duo will hope that they can yet again be celebrating a league title at the end of a season as they try to restore United to former glories.
However, it is not outlandish considering the key role a world-class defensive midfielder plays in any good Mourinho side.
He said: "There was an evolution in the other clubs; there was no evolution in this club". It was the weight of the past on the shoulders of the players, managers, even boards, even probably owners, because when you are used to win and win and win, and suddenly you stop, it's like a heavy burden.
"We're trying to be better".
The Serbian global played under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge and it was the latter, who re-signed the midfielder for Chelsea in January 2014. But again, he was one of "my guys", was one of the guys that we kept close during these years even not working together.
However, Mourinho insists the player should have stayed and fought for his place, but he elected to move to the La Liga club on a temporary deal, "It was a personal decision that I don't agree with, a decision I don't think honestly is the best decision for him, a decision that disappoints me".
"Even if [Eric] Bailly and [Phil] Jones were not suspended, probably I would still play Lindelof and Smalling tomorrow".
Cohn's wife was among a number of people advising him to resign, The New York Times reported last month . Rose wasn't sure who Bannon was talking about. "So Gary Cohn should have resigned?" asked Rose.
Now, as the United States seeks to inflict much sharper pain by cutting off North Korea's oil imports and textile exports, Mr. Putin also called for the re-implementation of global law and dialogue among concerned parties over the North Korea issue.
The encounter comes hours before the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is to leave for a four day visit of Jammu and Kashmir . The minister will chair a meeting of security officers of the Army, paramilitary forces and state police in Srinagar .
Myanmar denies Rohingya exist as an ethnic group and says those living in Rakhine are illegal migrants from Bangladesh. But Myanmar labels them "extremist Bengali terrorists" intent on carving out an Islamic enclave for the Rohingya.
The anticipated big screen adaptation of Stephen King's IT smashed records at the box office during its opening weekend . Although It establishes the main character's fears, the film should've taken more time to develop majority .
Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo struck first ball to have Alastair Cook (17) lbw but that merely denied England a 10- wicket victory. Anderson dethroned India's Ravindra Jadeja as the No. 1 Test bowler in the latest ICC Rankings for Test bowlers.
Meanwhile, Queen Elizabeth II and the extended families of both William and Catherine are said to be "delighted with the news". Kensington Palace tweeted the news that Prince George and Princess Charlotte would be joined by a royal sibling.
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The quake was registered in local calculations has having a magnitude of 8.2, making it the largest to hit Mexico in 100 years. The most powerful quake to strike in around 100 years saw with tremors reported from Mexico City to San Salvador to the south.
Leaders of unions representing millions of workers said they will continue campaigning for wage rises. The 1 per cent cap has been in place since 2013, and the coalition had imposed a freeze before that.
It could take years for the credit reporting company to end the legal fallout from the unprecedented breach. Security experts are recommending consumers whose data was stolen place credit freezes on their accounts.
Mourinho is taking part in the Champions League with a fifth different club after Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid . Shaqiri admits the Spain goalkeeper is one of the best in his position but identified a weakness in his game, too.
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Hurricane Irma power outages in South Florida, Keys
The crane collapsed and fell into the top of a building under construction, said Miami City Manager Daniel Alfonso. The crane, perched on a building next to the federal prison, crashed down in downtown Miami , WSVN-TV reported .
Militant killed in J&K gunfight
Announcing a special drive to boost tourism, Singh said, "We want Kashmiris to live a life of honour, sans terrorism". Singh said the government has launched "Bharat Ke Veer" programme to support the families of the martyrs.
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Kylie Jenner may be the queen of a cosmetics empire, but she's not immune to self-doubt. "I had really small lips ". Now, in her own series Life of Kylie , Jenner let us in even further on her decision to plump up.
De Boer believes Palace deserved the three points
Maybe we made some small changes during the game. "I'm not so concerned about it, we have a very good relationship. But teaching the players to adopt a different way of playing - in a different team shape - has been challenging.
Stephens claims Open title
Stephens used the word "insane" several times to describe her tale of rising from left foot surgery in January to a US Open crown. Ranked 83 at the start of the fortnight, she is the lowest ranked singles player to win a major since Kim Clijsters in 2009.