Report getting to us at Naija News has it that Stanley put up his wife on the line in a bet with Shilla Tony, his brother.
In response to The Sun, Mourinho's males moreover goaded their rivals on the pitch as two strikes from Paul Pogba and a victor by Chris Smalling earned a memorable win.
"I'm of sound mind and I've not been coerced into this agreement", he added.
The converted full-back was assisted by Michael Carrick in delivering a rousing speech that triggered a second-half resurrection.
"Of course the oldest guys with the most experience - Ash, Mike was in the dressing room - they have the power in their words but everyone was talking".
"I have dry answers and a dry answer is only eleven can start the match and we are 22".
"We didn't talk too much about tactics at half-time".
"Our pride on the pitch and that our fans were going to have a hard night if we got beaten".
City take on Tottenham on Saturday night at Wembley, and a win would not clinch the title, with United facing West Brom a day later, but would move them closer after the disappointing of derby day last weekend.