That was months after Mourinho had reportedly made attempts to sign the England worldwide and, the book further claims, it led Pochettino to hold talks with the player to tell him he would not be leaving the club.
Mourinho made it crystal clear the poor attitude displayed by his team in their surprising, and first, defeat of the season at Huddersfield will not be seen again.
"After all the words and the feeling of all the players, I don't need to speak about the words, so please do not pay the sources".
He added: "He used to call me his son, that's how good our relationship was".
"I think with Southampton he achieved the impossible".
"The manager that helped him come to the first team, the manager that helped him develop in the best moment of his career, is the manager he doesn't forget, a manager he likes a lot, a manager that maybe one day he would like to be reunited again so for me the ideal words that show Luke Shaw's character in relation to the people he was happy with".More news: Suns guard Eric Bledsoe: "I Dont wanna be here".
Though Mourinho is also regarded as one of the best managers of this generation, he is also controversial and has a management style which can polarize players.
"You can not even be lucky all the time".
Shaw has been on the sidelines under Jose Mourinho for almost a year. After the victory over Swansea City FC, Herrera said that what happened was just in the heat of the moment and the team has forgotten.
The injured midfielder has become a key figure for Mourinho, but his contract expires at the end of the season and the extension clause has already been triggered.
United have the chance to show their true capabilities when high-flying Tottenham arrive at Old Trafford on Saturday.