"Players are not going to be here on Friday and we have to go with best possible team and with a great mentality".
The links to Alderweireld go back well over a year, with the Belgian's impressive displays for Tottenham making him an obvious candidate to improve United's defence, while Maguire's World Cup performances have seen his status elevated enormously.
"The other clubs that compete with us are really strong", Mourinho said, before his side were comprehensively dominated in a 1-0 defeat by Bayern Munich.
United could do with a calming influence at the back and England hero Harry Maguire has emerged as a serious target after his exploits at the World Cup.
It was in contrast to Anthony Martial, who, according to ESPN FC sources, was left behind in Manchester to do double training sessions after leaving the tour of the United States to attend to the birth of his son.
"Finally, it's over. Finally, such a hard pre-season is over", Mourinho told mufc.com.
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"Brilliant, they could not have done better than they did", Mourinho told MUTV. Fantastic experience for the boys.
The Red Devils are still looking to bring in a centre-back to pair up with Eric Bailly for the upcoming season.
"At the same time is was [Robert] Lewandowski on Axel, [Arjen] Robben on Mitchell, [Leon] Goretzka on Garner and [Niklas] Sule on Chong". After the match, the 20-year-old England global confirmed on social media that he would wear the number 10 shirt for the upcoming season.
The debacle has shades of the Ivan Perisic chase of last summer; where Jose Mourinho clearly wanted the Croatian, but Ed Woodward did not wish to bid the extra few million to convince Inter Milan to sell.
"Of course, he respected Rooney and then Zlatan wanted to have it".
"He was in the shadow, waiting for the opportunity and now the shirt is empty".