"It could do if Arsenal play as good as they did against Spurs in the north London derby a couple of weeks ago". When you come from where I come from it was like two-v-two, three-v-three. It's just this game, so now it's Arsenal.
"Borg's coach was telling him that all the time: "One point at a time; think about just one point".
"Is just the game, is Arsenal, we don't think about how many points behind, is just Arsenal, is hard enough for us to be focused on other things". We don't think how many points we are in front of them, how many points we are behind the leader. "We focus on this".
"We won the title in Manchester" is a chant still sung to this day by Arsenal fans, who saw their team famously take the Premier League title from Manchester United at Old Trafford, when keeper Fabian Barthez could only parry a Freddie Ljungberg shot into the path of Arsenal's enigmatic French winger Sylvain Wiltord, who put the ball away, cuing scenes of delirium amongst the travelling Arsenal faithful. But Mourinho responded: "I love tennis".
However, he has rejected claims that he is too conservative with his tactics in big away matches.
"I think in the beginning of football, the guy who decides to say defenders, attackers, this guy was bad. Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba might be the strongest in terms of their obvious size and physicality, but Luke rates much higher in terms of overall fitness".
The United manager, meanwhile, could be without Nemanja Matic for the match at Arsenal, after the midfielder asked to be substituted in the second half of Tuesday's 4-2 win at Watford with a muscle injury.
Marouane Fellaini (muscular), Eric Bailly (groin/hip), Phil Jones (thigh) and Michael Carrick (heart condition) are also missing for the match.