Rooney was left kicking his heels on the bench for the first 70 minutes of the 2-1 reverse and was only introduced once the Red Devils had fallen behind.
However, to Mourinho’s mind, given Ferguson is in line to win a 13th Premier League title this season, to add to his two Champions League trophies and other silverware, there should be no questions at all.
“Sir Alex has won the right for every decision to be correct and never have a question mark against them,” said Mourinho.
“He is the best. He is the top.
“You (reporter) are nobody to put a question like that. I am nobody.
“He did a great job.”