However, it looks certain that the Portuguese coach will need to invest in his squad in the January window in order to give the Pensioners a fighting chance of returning to the top four positions.
To date, the west London side have won only three matches and amassed only 11 points from their opening 12 matches, losing seven games.
However, Mourinho has both the raw materials and the fiscal resources to turn things around.
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