This year, they will have to ensure that they bring back an aura of invincibility to Old Trafford and do not drop points, especially at home.
He said: "In many ways, it is my team". I was thinking, three transfer windows, I need that. "I have better conditions to deliver a better season than my first one".
"We have had a better pre-season than previous year and we have the confidence levels of a team that has won a European competition and returned to the Champions League".
'At the end of the season we will see the results, but I look forward to it with optimism and enthusiasm.
'I thought about Matic but I never like to go to players where I think it's an impossible mission (to sign them).
"We have a good squad - a good squad also in numbers".
"I'm happy that the club managed to do 75 per cent of the work before the Premier League starts".
Goalkeeper: Despite fresh speculation linking him with a return to Spain this summer David De Gea looks set to stay at United and continue as their No.1 this season with Sergio Romero once again his back-up.
"He thrived in the Championship, scoring 23 goals, and now he has the chance to prove he belongs at the highest level".
"My dedication to my job is always the maximum even more than when I started".
All eyes will be on Lukaku today as United's £75million man makes his debut against the Hammers today.
"It's not urgent, not desperate to have it done or not done", said Mourinho.
'When I got a call that Matic wants to play for me, I thought he was the flawless player for me.
"There are not many, there are just a couple".
He's made history everywhere with Porto, Inter and now he can do it with Manchester United.
"It's not just for his qualities but my relationship with him".
However, Mourinho added that one key factor to their title charge at Old Trafford will sharing the scoring load amongst numerous players, as was the case at his previous clubs, and hopes the onus will not be left exclusively on the shoulders of new striker Rolmelu Lukaku. He's not somebody who needs to learn all about the Premier League. He's a player who gives me what I like, which is consistency. I trust that the player is going to perform, so I think he is a fantastic signing'.
Asked if Manchester United was his team now, he didn't hesitate to agree. Let the games begin and may the best team wins! That is normal but not enough, ' he stresses. We are going to try to win the title, we are going to try to give a hard fight to the top teams in the Champions League and as you know I always loved the English cups'.
'I think every one of us in his own way is equipped to do it. "I think the competition can be better than ever".