And Mourinho confirmed after United's 2-0 win against Burnley that he re-signing Ronaldo was "never on the table" for him.
Toby Alderweireld, Harry Maguire and Diego Godin were all targets for Mourinho, however, Woodward refused to pay up in the transfer window.
Juventus were Italian champions last season and Mourinho highlighted how risky they are now, particularly with the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Red Devils welcome Ronaldo back in October when Juventus travel to Old Trafford in the Champions League.
The poor results and ongoing spat with Woodward have surprisingly even led to some speculation that Mourinho is fighting for his future in United's upcoming games.
Ronaldo's stunning overhead bicycle kick for Real Madrid against Juventus has been voted UEFA's goal of the season.
"He wants to score and we'll help him to do so, because he's very important for this team". "I knew that because finishing second last season was hard".
Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 25, is hoping to push through a January move back to Juventus because of his deteriorating relationship with Mourinho. Valencia is also one of the top four teams in Spain and that says everything.
"It's a process and it's a process that has risks - especially if you make the defensive mistakes that breaks that dynamic".
"We want to play the way we did in the first half against Tottenham", he said. If I say it again now it is not because of two defeats.