Mourinho was desperate to get away from the cold of Manchester and he and his squad were free to do so after Coventry's shock victory over Stoke on Saturday ensured the Potters would not be involved in a replay next week.
Jose Mourinho has lined up Jamie Vardy and Manchester United former player, Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez in addition to Alexis Sanchez ahead of January's transfer. Arsenal have also been offered the chance to sign Armenian playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic wasn't the only big player Mourinho was talking about today.
It would make them the joint highest-paid players at the club, and the most expensive in their history. How will the latest round of matches in the Premier League go? The Liverpool Echo says that both Southampton and West Ham are interested in signing Sturridge, who is keen to get more first-team action in order to force his way into the England squad for the World Cup finals in Russian Federation this summer.
The Red Devils have expressed an interest in the 31-year-old, who has shown he is a reliable goalscorer in the Premier League.