United conceded three goals for the second game in a row against Mauricio Pochettino's rampant visitors.
In his managerial career, Mourinho has won three Premier League titles at the helm of Chelsea FC, winning two (2004-05, 2005-06) during his first spell with the club, and another (2014-15) during his second tenure at Stamford Bridge. "In the first half zero corners, zero free-kicks, on minute 50-something they had one corner and scored a goal, and you want, with that goal, you want to transform the story of the game".
"I think the writing was on the wall as soon as the board did not give him the funds at the start of the year".
Mourinho himself said of the heavy defeat: "We worked all week and from the tactical point of view we didn't lose, but we lost the game".
Mourinho said his team was superior strategically and tactically.
"Pogba is a very good player, but a Manchester United player right now, and we'll see if something happens in the future".
"At half-time the result should be 2-0 or 2-1 or 3-0 and then something changed the game a little bit and then it was 2-0 (to Tottenham)". We then saw the game out great. "Three for me and two for them", he said.
"I wanted to make sure the fans had from us what they deserve and wanted to be fair to them because they were fantastic".
Mourinho, 55, has come under fire in recent weeks, not only for his team's mediocre start to the season - including a 3-2 defeat at Brighton & Hove Albion on August 19 - but also for a number of reported fallouts with the club hierarchy and key players.
"Our fans don't read papers".
United are launching a new pink away kit on Tuesday, which is appropriate given that they have become a pale imitation of their former self under Mourinho.
There isn't much time for Mourinho to find the right solutions - United are already six points behind the Premier League's top four Spurs, Liverpool, Chelsea and Watford who all have 100 per cent records. United fans are still waiting for him to do it with the Red Devils.
The team looked fine in the opening half and created chances, but Mourinho brought on central defensive midfielder Marouane Fellaini down 2-0 in the second half and started small midfielder Ander Herrera at center back.