The Armenian sensation was reintroduced for the cup games and Europa League games, the form he showed meant there were calls for him to be used in the Premier League. Stoke do not have a manager yet, though.
"He consulted other doctors and other opinions, and we all made the decision to stop treatment".
Javier Hernandez is certainly very well known to United fans having spent five years at the club.
"And I am not the kind of blind manager".
Mourinho is going to miss several of his first choice defenders. Eric Bailly remains out due to an ankle problem, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains out due to a knee injury. Thus, Matteo Darmian and Luke Shaw are expected to take the flanks while Phil Jones and Chris Smalling will partner in the center. That's the normal situation. But, the same cannot be said about another doubtful Bruno Martins Indi.
Valencia hasn't featured since suffering a hamstring injury against West Brom almost a month ago but the Ecuadorian international could be back in the squad on Monday night.
Romelu Lukaku returned from a head injury off the bench against Derby last time out, and the Belgian will come back into the XI at centre-forward. The next match of United, which held a training camp in Dubai, is on Monday, January 15, as they will host Stoke City in their English Premier League fixture. Jesse Lingard is also going to play an important part for United.
If nothing else, United have to keep City honest in their pursuit of the league leaders.
"In the way we play at Old Trafford, in the way we dominate opponents in the way we play in their box, I think Chicharito would have 20 goals easy", he said. So hopefully we can improve our level because I really think it was good. The converted winger is serving the final game of his three-match suspension for elbowing Southampton's Dusan Tadic.
Stoke will be a bit depleted defensively for this one. "We built a squad with this idea, this philosophy that I share with [executive vice-chairman] Mr Woodward and the owners, that normally investment is made in the summer", he explained to reporters.
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