However, last season Mourinho added the League Cup and Europa League title to the Old Trafford honours list, and midfielder Ander Herrera knows the club is defined by winning silverware.
Juventus are reportedly expecting to conclude a deal to sell the Brazilian to Manchester United at the end of their respective seasons and it has been claimed that an announcement could be imminent.
Despite delivering the title in his first year in charge, Conte's future now looks highly uncertain after he was unable to secure Champions League football for another year.
What you're looking at there is the exact ball that will be used for the 2018 FA Cup Final at Wembley this coming Saturday.
"I grew up with The FA Cup and felt lucky when I started to cover FA Cup ties for Match of the Day".
Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris said this month that finishing in the top four meant more than winning a trophy.
'I think we've become a bit idealistic about what the football was at times under Sir Alex. There are question marks, too, over both regular full-backs - Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young - two converted wingers who are in the final stages of their careers.
The warning signs would have been going off inside Chelsea HQ when Eden Hazard made comments suggesting he would only sign a new contract if "good players" were signed.
"It won't affect my preparations for the Cup final". "We can't make (the season right) because the Champions League (qualification) is gone".
He scored in the 2015 and 2017 finals to inspire Arsenal to victories over Aston Villa and Chelsea. But we're not focusing on one player in this team.
Starting that process with a trophy tomorrow would be a strong statement of intent from United, and give Mourinho the extra satisfaction of showing Conte how short-lived life as Chelsea manager under ruthless Russian owner Roman Abramovich can be.