Lindelof played on despite the injury against Palace but Mourinho questioned the heart and desire of other players after the game, just days after pointing a finger at youngsters Martial, Rashford, Jesse Lingard and Luke Shaw, who were accused of lacking character and maturity as part of a wider critique about the "spoilt" modern-day generation of players.
However Ferdinand believes Mourinho is wrong to approach an issue this way.
United can book their place in the knockout rounds with victory over the Swiss champions at Old Trafford on Tuesday.
'We are going to stay in hotel just a few metres away and the information I have from the club and the club contacts with the police is that things are going to be much better than the last time.
"When you get comments where he's hammering four or five of the young players at the club, saying their mentality isn't right, what do you expect?" I don't think it's proactive for the club.
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What further complicates moving Wall is the inclusion of a 15 percent trade kicker in his deal. First John Wall berates him in practice, and then Kelly Oubre does it during a game.
"What he's said might be true. If you feel pressure, stay at home. and I don't mean stadium home, I mean home home!" He's got that right to say that. "You don't get positivity doing that publicly and the fans don't like that either".
The Portuguese coach looked to have turned things around with impressive wins over Newcastle, Everton, Bournemouth and Juventus, but the 3-1 defeat to Manchester City before the worldwide break and the latest 0-0 draw with Palace spells fresh trouble for the Reds' boss.
United face another big clash tomorrow night when they host Young Boys in their Champions League showdown.