Some guys prefer to have a couple of years to study or go to youth football.
After being left out of the starting lineup for some key matches earlier in the campaign, most notably both legs of the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 meeting with Sevilla, speculation has gathered pace about Pogba's position at Old Trafford beyond this campaign.
"Try to succeed in getting every player to have the same mentality as I have", Mourinho said, when asked how he can change United's inconsistency against the weaker teams.
United captain Michael Carrick, who is set to retire at the end of the season and join Mourinho's coaching staff, will make his farewell appearance against Watford this weekend.
Speaking ahead of United's Premier League trip to West Ham United on Thursday, Mourinho was reluctant to discuss Ferguson's health in detail out of respect for his family's privacy but was confident the Scot would make a full recovery.
'I trust some more than others that can bridge that gap.
United know they won't recoup anywhere near the £89m they paid Juventus in 2016, despite still having three years to run on his contract. That's normal. I know the players. "Some others I have great hopes they're going to make it and others I don't think they will make it".
"When I say love, I say it footballistically - players you do not totally believe have the degree of the group but you must keep".
"I think he is going to be here next season". And some others, I don't believe they are going to make it.
United's record signing has had another inconsistent season and the club's decision makers now want to cut their losses.
Manchester United are likely to be linked with a host of players in the coming weeks and months as the Red Devils look to assemble a squad capable of winning the title next season.
Mourinho has reportedly entrusted Carrick to run the rule over the trio and will consider his opinion when it comes to making the final decision over which player to pursue.
"For me, the match against the big team is not different to the match against the small team".