Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini could yet be fit for the Europa League final against Ajax despite going off injured during the Premier League draw with Southampton. The Belgium international was withdrawn after 75 minutes of the 0-0 stalemate at St Mary's with an undisclosed problem and was replaced by Ander Herrera.
The blow was the only significant injury picked up by a United side who drew for the 15th time in the league this season at mid-table Saints. Man-of-the-match Sergio Romero made string of fine saves to keep the scores level and ensure Claude Puel's side have now gone over six hours without a goal at home.
Eric Bailly did pick up a knock in the closing stages but the Ivory Coast international is suspended for the final in Stockholm next Wednesday [24 May]. Mourinho did reveal however that Fellaini has suffered a knock but is hopeful of the ex-Everton man being available for United.
"Fellaini is not a tear and I think his experience give him some confidence but he had a little bad feeling," the United boss told Sky Sports. "Let's wait. Nothing apart from that, all good. The one with the little problem is the one that can have little problems; Eric because he is not playing in the final.
Mourinho confirmed pre-match that Daley Blind will start the final - a game which can provide a route into next season's Champions League - with Chris Smalling and Phil Jones battling it out to partner the Dutchman. The England pair both impressed on the south coast, leaving Mourinho with a selection dilemma heading into United's biggest game of the season.
"I think all of them gave me positive feelings," he added. "Of course Sergio had a very good performance, I'd say more than very good. But with a little mistake here, a little mistake there the team obviously as not perfect but the players individually gave me good things. They showed me that they want to be in the final, that they want to be an option. We gave everything we had but we still have the Sunday match."