But Mourinho still thinks Rooney - who notched a record 253 goals during his 13 years with the Red Devils - has plenty to offer in the top flight.
Much like Jose Mourinho today, money was spent addressing apparent weaknesses in the ranks.
Both Luke Shaw and Marcos Rojo have been on the treatment table for some time, and it seems that when it comes to Shaw at least, Mourinho is hopeful he can be back in contention for a place soon. Meanwhile, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fighting a similar problem, although the Swede has refused to put a date on when he might return to fitness.
Everton have been a bit inconsistent this season, as they have mixed some impressive displays with some really poor ones.
Chris Smalling and Victor Lindelof came in to help secure a clean sheet during the Champions League clash in midweek but the duo could still drop out on Sunday.
"I just know that it's a muscular injury, he's out for the weekend match, that's the only match I'm thinking about".
James McCarthy is a doubt due to a knee injury. "But we know he can finish when he does get chances, he's just got to do it consistently.".
Long-term issues plague Yannick Bolasie, Ramiro Funes Mori and Seamus Coleman.
Wayne Rooney makes a return to his old stomping ground as Everton visit Old Trafford and ex-player Phil Neville has warned Manchester United that their former captain will be desperate to score for the Toffees on Sunday.
Kleberson and Bellion were actually among the goals, with their two efforts on the day representing a third of the collective total they managed in Premier League competition throughout two rather forgettable spells at Old Trafford.
The France global will miss United's next three Premier League fixtures against Everton, Southampton and Crystal Palace, as well as their trip to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.
"I think this Premier League is much more defensive-minded, and much more hard".
United's league record had been ideal until they were held to a 2-2 draw at Stoke last Saturday, although the disappointment of conceding twice was mitigated by the impressive scoring form of Lukaku and Marcus Rashford.
Many users expressed shock at the idea of the White House encouraging ESPN to fire someone for criticizing the president. For her part, Hill hasn't posted anything new on Twitter since ESPN weighed in on Tuesday.
Manchester United cruised their way to an easy 3-0 win against FC Basel in their UEFA Champions League opener this Tuesday. There was one negative as Paul Pogba was forced off with a hamstring problem.
The Department of Homeland Security has banned the use of Russian-made antivirus software across all federal computer networks. On Wednesday, she applauded the DHS for "heeding" her call, labeling Kaspersky a "direct threat to national security".
Roy Hodgson has been appointed the new manager of Crystal Palace , the English Premier League club announced Tuesday. I saw a team which I thought dominated the game, defended well. "Everything evolves.
President-Product Development Thomas Kurian sold 750,000 shares at an average price of $50.46 on Tue the 18th. Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL ) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, September 14th.
City were a joy to watch today in the flawless advertisement for Pep Guardiola's infamous brand of one-touch possession football. Pep Guardiola has saluted Sergio Aguero as a Manchester City "legend" as he closes in on the club's record goal haul.
There's no reason to think he won't be close to that based on his ability to play running back, slot receiver and wide receiver. The Panthers success started up front as they were able to sack Brian Hoyer four times and register eight QB hits.
Qatar is facing regional isolation after Saudi Arabia , UAE, Bahrain plus Egypt cut ties with the small monarchy on June 5. Israel's neighbors in the Middle East continue to sling mud at one another in their quarrel over Qatar .
Google newest troubles come as the company faces an investigation by the labor department into sex bias in pay practices. A lawyer representing three female former Google employees is seeking class action status for the claim.
Remarkably, she was nearly killed as a youngster after falling into an icy river was but rescued by villagers from the Basi Gorge. In August, the Guinness World Records confirmed her as the world's oldest living captive panda.
Another 45,000 customers got power restored in Lee County, which is down to 311,000 without power, still 71 percent of the county. Duke Energy outages totaled 1.2 million in Florida, with almost 100,000 customers restored in the early stages by mid-day Monday.
Take that Trump! California will be 'Sanctuary State'
The bill also prevents local and state law enforcement from detaining someone over an immigration hold request. The bill also prohibits police and sheriff officers from inquiring about a person's immigration status.
Samsung Creates $300 Million Self-Driving Cars Fund
Absmeier will retain his current job as head of smart machines for the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center in Silicon Valley. The new unit will sit within the connected auto business of Harman , an independent subsidiary of Samsung , a spokesman added.
Astronomers bid farewell to $3.9-B Saturn spacecraft
This Grand Finale , as NASA called it, came about as Cassini's fuel tank started getting low after 13 years exploring the planet. PDT), for a behind the scenes look as the scientists and engineers of the mission await Cassini's final transmission.
Google start soon mobile payment service in India
Apart from UPI , the company will also be integrating third-party payment wallets such as Paytm and MobiKwik , among others. This seems like Google is also making its first approach to the Indian payment market by launching Google Tez app.
U.S. lawmakers want tougher N Korea response
The United States sought to ban all oil exports to North Korea, but the new U.N. sanctions did not include such a measure. North Korea said its test on Sept 3 was of an advanced hydrogen bomb and it was its most powerful nuclear blast by far.
25% of Florida Keys buildings destroyed, FEMA says
There is a long period of swells from Irma, and northeast winds the last few days from a high pressure system in the northeast. But by Sunday, just before the season's halfway point, there had already been 11 named storms and six hurricanes.