"I believe that, for a club like United, even second place is simply not enough", he told United Review, per the Metro.
Saville's goal, incidentally, gave Common a second half lead against their landlords before Eastbourne came back to win 2-1 with an added time victor.
David de Gea also echoed the view that the Red Devils need to improve. That makes the final even more hard. He has been around for so long that it is easy to forget he is still only 24. Want to challenge the best English Fantasy Managers?
The domestic double beckoned at the national stadium but the Blues ran into a surprisingly inspired Arsenal and Alexis Sanchez found the early breakthrough.
Although forming a key part of the weekly routine under Antonio Conte, spectators can be forgiven for thinking it was end-of-season fun as Chelsea stars completed some unorthodox exercises. The Newcastle game has gone from my head.
He is likely to bring in reinforcements this summer to help with that quest, but who could the Portuguese sign?
GETTY Neymar has been linked to a move to Man Utd
Mourinho has switched to a back-three as well as used midfielder Ander Herrera to man-mark Chelsea play-maker, Eden Hazard in the two teams' last encounters. To come back form 2-0 down to win 3-2 and make Manchester City wait to win the title - it doesn't get much better than that.
Although they finished second, they were still 19 points behind Pep Guardiola's record breaking side.
"Obviously, we're disappointed to not be in the Champions League, but if [it were a choice between] not qualifying for the Champions League and not winning anything, I'd definitely swap".
Mourinho will find it hard to strike a deal with Chelsea, however, particularly after the backlash from the Blues fans following the sale of midfielder, Nemanja Matic to Manchester United last summer.
He was an unused substitute for the 2016 FA Cup final against Crystal Palace under Louis van Gaal and was sidelined with injury for last season's EFL Cup final.
Gary Neville has pleaded with former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo to ensure Manchester United supporters don't endure the "season from hell", by beating Liverpool in the Champions League final.
But the player's representatives have already been sounded out over a possible switch, with Willian having been pursued twice before by Mourinho's United.