"He is a big player for me, a big player for Untied and a big payer for this country", Mourinho told Sky Sports.
Manchester United dismantled Premier League champions Leicester in a ruthless 20-minute burst as Jose Mourinho's decision to drop Wayne Rooney was rewarded with a 4-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.
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Asked if Rooney had reacted when told he would be dropped, Smalling replied: "No".
"Wayne did not appear down".
"He was the same, as in before the game when we're all getting ready", the defender said of Rooney.
Demarai Gray pulled one back for the visitors with a stunning strike 14 minutes into the second half, but it turned out to be a mere consolation as United came away with the much-needed three points.
Mourinho went as far as to say Rooney had been damaged by over-the-top criticism in the aftermath of England's World Cup qualifier in Slovakia and the following day made the bold move to take his captain out of the starting line-up.
Rooney eventually came on with seven minutes left, replacing Rashford on the left wing. I think potentially there will be a little bit of relief for him, in the sense of the scrutiny around him in the last week.
Pogba, therefore, was pleased to show what he could do against Leicester as he was awarded the man of the match for playing a big part in the win which was the most comprehensive yet under Jose Mourinho.
Ibrahimovic so almost played in Rashford with an acute through ball, but former United youth-team goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler was quick off his line to gather. But there is one thing I know the rules of the game.
"We thought today the way they defend, the profile of their defenders, we thought the best solution for us was to play with the two fast kids (wingers Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard) and with Mata in a position where he can interact with these young kids", Mourinho said.
"I think if we can start the game with that tempo, I think there's not many teams that can live with us".
The Cas panel said it found Sharapova's case "was not about an athlete who cheated", adding she was not an "intentional doper". The World Anti-Doping Agency added meldonium to its banned substances list in January 2016.
At least two people were arrested earlier when police moved in to enforce a court order on public gathering at the university. Student protester Tshepo Thaela said: "It is a bit scary when you hear shots and then your friends are running".
He said Cuba agrees with China on measures to develop bilateral ties and is willing to learn from China's development experience. On Sunday the two sides signed agreements for China to further finance research, manufacturing and marketing of Cuban products.
He coached the Tigers to a national title in the 2007 season . "I thought we battled really well back there". Thanks to a 33-28 victory over IN on Saturday, the Demon Deacons are 4-0 for the first time since 2006.
We will be better from week to week [and] I will try to show my skills in training to get more minutes in the Premier League ". He told the official website : "All of the players in my position, and other positions, are playing very well.
Probably not much need to change the captain, either, after Davis Love III came up a victor in his second time at the helm. STAR?: When the task force does get back to work, its No. 1 priority should be to find more guys like Patrick Reed.
Just when many subscribers may have thought they'd settle in to watch the new series "Marvel's Luke Cage", Netflix had issues. Coker on this first season will convince you: "I think people are incredibly surprised by the depth emotional series".
He said Mr Trump sometimes does "strange things", but that Mrs Clinton lies: "I'll let you decide which is worse for America". Clinton had raised Trump's treatment of Machado as an example of how the Republican presidential nominee views women.
Hurricane Matthew hits NASA's launch centre
The team is reporting to the emergency operation personnel, who worked in the command center at Complex 39 Launch Control Center. Hurricane Matthew is the Category 4 storm, and recorded as the strongest hurricane ever threatened the U.S.in decades.
New Jersey Senate approves 23-cent increase in gas tax
The gas tax would rise by 23 cents this year - to 37.5 cents a gallon - with the potential to rise more in coming years. The gas tax increase, which amounts to 23 cents per gallon, raises an estimated $1.2 to $1.4 billion per year.