Now we have the objective to finish with more than 80 points.
The result ensured United finished second with an FA Cup final to look forward to, but concerns continue to be raised regarding their lack of attacking zeal under Mourinho.
West Ham fought their way to a 0-0 draw with Man United in a bad game at the London Stadium on Thursday night, and fans were fuming at another poor display from Cheikhou Kouyaté. But since the moment we felt it was impossible to finish first we had the target to finish second and it is done on Thursday.
"I could have joined a Premier League club during the season here when I was West Ham manager", he added.
However defeat in the first Manchester derby saw United slip behind the Blues, who have since gone on to open up an incredible 19 point lead after breaking three Premier League records this week. "We need a point to say that only one team was better than us, we need a point to say that 18 teams were not as good as us".
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"I am not critical of the performance at all".
"That means the team has defended well all year, and I'm very happy for that".
"But when the game goes to 70, 75 minutes, you don't win, you don't lose, you do the job". I'd like him to stay.
Since the illustrious Scotsman stepped down at Old Trafford in 2013 - after guiding the Red Devils to a 20th league title - they've ended the subsequent four seasons in 7th, 4th, 5th and 6th.
"I will play some players that didn't play on Thursday", he said of his selection for Sunday's game.
West Ham boss David Moyes paid tribute to his Republic of Ireland star Declan Rice, as he declared his satisfied with a point.
A lacklustre United display was reflected in Pogba again failing to take control of the game. "They're a big club with big expectations and they're looking to improve over the year, they don't want to be flirting with relegation".