"No, I don't think (my job is on the line)", the United boss said, having earlier made light of a report that he was fearing for his job after a call from the Frenchman.
"On Saturday we didn't play well but we give our best, for sure the manager is going to tell us why we didn't play well".
"Bailly is a young player who has had injuries that have made it hard for him to progress in all aspects".
"What I can do to improve things I do and I will improve the things that depend on me and my work".
"That's a private matter", Mourinho said. They do it, they don't do it that's a different story, but I repeat I am naive or I still believe the player is an honest man.
Prolific in four years at Arsenal and three seasons with Barcelona before then, Sanchez has scored just three times in 23 appearances under Mourinho - none of which have come this season, AFP reported.
"When we win we all win".
The manager might argue he needs better support in the transfer market from executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to have a serious chance of revival, but the fact is Mourinho has more than enough talent to do much better.
United did pull one back in the 71st when substitute Marcus Rashford turned in Luke Shaw's corner with his back to goal.
"I like that perspective, but I don't agree totally". I'm still naive, but I still don't believe that a player is not honest.
"When we win, we all win".
Last season, Atkinson was in charge of the Manchester derby we'd rather forget, as City dropped a 2-0 half-time lead to lose 3-2 to neighbours Manchester United on a day they could have clinched the title at home.
Manchester United have lost only once in eight previous meetings with Valencia in all competitions (W2, D5), and never in the Champions League (P6, W2, D4, L0), with this their first encounter in this competition since December 2010, a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford.