And when asked if he was happy with Paul Pogba's development under his management, Mourinho provided a brusque response, insisting he did not want to speak about individuals and stressing his commitment to the task at Old Trafford.
As United prepare to host Juventus, Mourinho believes Massimiliano Allegri's side are "more than contenders" for the Champions League, and now have an extra boost with the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo. "All I'm thinking about is United".
Speaking ahead of Tuesday's Champions League clash with Juventus, Mourinho said: "I am happy here, I am happy see out my contract and I would like to stay after my contract runs out".
United will be without Alexis Sanchez against Juventus after the Chilean missed training today with an unspecified injury.
"Keep the pride and happiness and use that anger if you want to call it that to motivate to play in a good football match". Madrid lost 2-1 at home to Levante on Saturday, a third successive defeat and only narrowly avoided a club-record goal drought. "There is nothing to hide and Alexis is out".
He said: 'I don't like this press conference.
"Now they are not doing so much, but last season they were at a similar level and eventually won the Champions League".
"He apologised to me, I accept his apologies, I think he deserves a second chance, I don't think he deserves to be sacked".
"So I hope everybody does the same as I did which is not to disturb a career of a young guy which is probably a great guy, is probably a coach of great potential and I'm not happy with it more than that". You have to let him work.