The manager then elected to use Herrera and Nemanja Matic in front of a five-man defence against Arsenal, with Pogba and Fellaini relegated to the bench.
Jose Mourinho bemoaned the way his Manchester United team shot themselves in the foot against Arsenal but was notably delighted with the effort produced by his players in a insane 2-2 draw at Old Trafford.
Mourinho has made clear that Fred's time will come, but does not believe the midfielder is yet ready to play regularly in the Premier League.
United's goal difference is -1, having allowed 25 goals and scored 24, and Mourinho cited this.
Singer Mika Singh detained in Dubai over sexual harassment charges
The "Subah Ho Na De" hitmaker was last seen on stage at a Bollywood awards ceremony followed by a performance at a private party. Mika was in Dubai to perform at an awards show and was arrested at 3 AM from a bar in Bur Dubai, reported The Indian Express .
Asked if his players were showing more character, Mourinho said: "Yes". "The club can give us communication about this".
Manchester United face Fulham this weekend as they look to end a four-game winless run in the Premier League.
"The game is not going to be 11 against zero, it's going to be 11 against 11. For sure we are going to play with players not at the maximum of their potential [fitness] but players who will put themselves available for the team like Smalling did last match, Jones at Southampton - players in difficulty who go one step forward to try and help the team".