Manchester United have won all five matches since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took the helm at Old Trafford following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.
Jose Mourinho made the strong statement following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has come under increased scrutiny amid a poor run of results with Saturday's 2-1 home defeat against Norwich seeing United slide out of the Premier League's top four.
Manchester United F.C. defender Phil Jones has been suffering from mild thrombosis. Thrombosis is a clotting of the blood in a part of the circulatory system.
Defender Phil Jones, who joined Manchester United F.C. in 2011, has signed a new four-year contract that will see him stay at Old Trafford till 2019.
Manchester United F.C. defender Phil Jones limped off during the second half of England's 2-0 win in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Switzerland on Monday and he is now likely to be out of action for at least four weeks.
Phil Jones, 21, was left out of the United squad for the trip to Hull City on Thursday, having started their five previous matches.
Beaten 1-0 by first Everton and then Newcastle United in their last two home games, United survived several near-misses against the Ukrainian champions before prevailing through a second-half goal from Phil Jones.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones insists the Premier League leaders are determined to finish off the title race as soon as possible.
The Premier League leaders held Madrid to a 1-1 draw in the Spanish capital three weeks ago, with Jones helping to shackle former United star Cristiano Ronaldo from a defensive midfield role.
With progress in the FA Cup secured and a healthy 1-1 draw recorded in last week's trip to Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16, United can now re-focus their attention on the quest for a 20th English league crown.
Jones has struggled with a variety of injury problems since joining from Blackburn in 2011. Former United captain Bryan Robson has commented on Jones' tackling style, saying that he had a similar approach, which resulted in plenty of injuries during his own career.
The Portuguese winger was only brought on as a substitute because of a first-half injury to Phil Jones but he certainly made his mark with a powerful second-half strike before setting up Javier Hernandez with a pinpoint cross.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones could be out of action for up to eight weeks with a knee injury, the English Premier League giants said on Saturday.
Sir Alex Ferguson believes Manchester United should be applauded for still being in the title race but has told his players to ram home their advantage against Fulham on Monday.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson received a welcome boost on Friday after it was confirmed Phil Jones had not suffered a fractured cheekbone against Fulham.
Phil Jones scored his first goal for Manchester United in its 1-0 victory at Aston Villa on Saturday to stay five points behind rival Man City at the top of the Premier League.
England manager Fabio Capello is preparing a clear-out of senior players after becoming convinced that too many of his squad have been "scarred" by previous failures, reports said on Thursday.