Manager Mourinho added: "I think he is a good boy".
Kenedy and Muto put Newcastle 2 up in the first ten minutes of the game.
"Obviously, they changed things, and they were really playing with four strikers at the same time".
Old Trafford was rocking in the second half as United fans stuck with their team and, on the whole, under-fire Mourinho.
Mourinho's men, however, got back into the game with 20 minutes left when, after Anthony Martial was tripped on the edge of the box, Mata planted a magnificent free-kick past the Newcastle wall and into the corner of the net.
"Not while he still has the same defenders to choose from - the defenders he keeps criticising and chopping and changing", the ex-England global continued.
Mourinho has come under pressure in the opening months of the season, with United's disappointing results and reported rifts with key players creating headlines. They have significant problems of their own and their sustained disdain for owner Mike Ashley was made plain with chants of "Get out of our club".
The former Real Madrid manager is now unemployed after leaving the La Liga side in the summer following a third consecutive Champions League win, but wants to take a year out before deciding his next club.
"I felt as soon as it kicked off, something inside me was meant to be".
After being 2-0 down at half-time, Mourinho is believed to have asked Pogba what he thinks will help the team change their fortunes, with the 25-year-old apparently suggesting a deeper role in midfield for himself.
Just as it looked like Victor Lindelof had formed as partner for the preferred Chris Smalling, Bailly made his way back into the side for the last two fixtures. United's fixtures after the global break are Chelsea, Juventus (home and away), Everton, Bournemouth and Manchester City.
Shearer is simply telling it how it is: a 3-2 win over Newcastle has merely papered over the cracks.
The many concerns of those fans who fill Old Trafford every week will not evaporate during the week-long global break, but at least they went home smiling after a super comeback. Have your say below.
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