But rather than attempt to park the bus tomorrow, Gomes will treat the game like any other as he tries to impart his footballing philosophy on the Reading players.
"It's one game at a time, though, and the day they announce the next manager, if it's me or someone else, then good luck to them".
The Red Devils are in a fiery run of form, having secured four wins in four matches under the Norwegian mastermind and are coming on the back of a 2-0 win over Newcastle United in midweek.
"We wanted to make David happy because he was a little bit disappointed the last games". That was my last game, we lost an FA Cup final [against Chelsea in 2007].
De Gea is likely to be rested for Saturday's FA Cup third-round clash against Championship strugglers Reading, just as Paul Pogba is expected to be.
"I really don't know why it's like this at the moment", said Dubravka.
Today's game appears a hiding to nothing, and yet O'Shea, now 37, is determined to make the most of what will nearly certainly be his last visit to his old home as a player.
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The French global was never going to be risked in the FA Cup, especially when their following game is a vital Premier League game away at Tottenham.
"He encouraged us, he knows that we - the staff I've got - are Manchester United through and through".
"We were very compact, we played well and we created a few good chances where we could probably be there and score the goals but, unfortunately, the first goal affected the whole game, and I apologise for that".
While it is understood the club retain the view that January is a hard month strengthen, of Pogba Solskjaer said: "I'm not sure if Paul's going to be ready - he got a knock against Newcastle".
"Even without Mourino we expect a very, very tough match".
Take one glance at the photo and the most obvious caption that comes to mind is one relating to Pogba telling Shelvey - or a certain former manager - where to kiss, but that is not the only layer to this post.
Liverpool manager Adam Lallana is set to dump the Merseyside club this month after failing to get much game-time this season. I thought I could go into Cardiff but different clubs have different cultures, different playing styles and philosophies.