"There was never a need to change what Man United do - the formula is there and there was never a need of a new philosophy", the 43-year-old told Malay Mail at Resorts World Genting last month.
"It was my first goal and that is all that was important, it doesn't matter how I scored", he said.
Paul Pogba has been named Manchester United captain for their Premier League opener against Leicester.
Shaw wasn't positive his goal meant he'd remain a first-choice starter for Mourinho, but he said he's set his sights high.
Having reportedly impressed Jose Mourinho with his pre-season determination to improve, the United manager and fans alike will be excited by the prospect of this highly-rated left-back finally delivering on his promise.
But Lingard isn't in the squad after his efforts with England at the World Cup this summer.
Marcos Rojo is another player who sustained an injury while representing his country in Russian Federation so he'll miss the season opener along with summer signing Diogo Dalot as he's still recovering from knee surgery that he underwent in April. So, when you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie that repeated 1,000 times is still a lie.
The Foxes looked startled by United's early intensity but slowly began to feel its way into the match, with debutant James Maddison shining. He is a great manager, I really enjoyed working with him.
Bailly came to United's rescue again as he halted Iheanacho before the former Manchester City man could pull the trigger. Andreas Pereira, the best player during the tour of the US, was calm and composed in the No. 6 role on his full Premier League debut. "I won eight championships and three Premier Leagues but I keep feeling the second last season was one of my biggest achievements in the game", he said. Can Paul Pogba get the best out of Paul Pogba?