United had the opportunity to prolong City's wait to secure title glory by another week when they took on West Brom this afternoon.
"They won the title because they were the best team".
Mourinho was equally elated over the Pogba Manchester derby performance, and speaking to The Telegraph he gave an insight into the coaching of the £89 million man and what he told him after the win.
"That doesn't make me feel super happy and in my opinion affected for sure some of the people that was too happy".
Following the 20-time English champions shock defeat at home, the Portuguese tactician revealed he trusts in his ability to lead sides to Premier League glory but maintained it can not be achieved without consistent efforts from the team.
"I won eight titles and I am not on the moon because I won against Manchester City", the former Chelsea manager added.
Jose Mourinho has challenged record signing Paul Pogba to kick on from his derby day heroics for Manchester United.
"I have won titles, I would not be happy if someone say won title if someone lose a match", Mourinho said. I know how to win and I believe in myself.
"You do not win titles with inconsistency, you win with quality".
"The mental level, the day by day, everything must be consistent until the last day so one of the things we have to improve is consistency", he said.
"Everything must be consistent until the last day".
Jake Livermore had one decent effort saved by David De Gea and Lukaku smashed an effort right into Ben Foster's face but that was about it.
This sort of unfavourable comparison explains why Thierry Henry questioned Pogba following the West Brom defeat: 'As soon as the game started, something was weird. "I want to bring a family atmosphere to the club".
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