United great Ryan Giggs believes his former club enter the draw as potential winners after upsetting fancied Paris St Germain to make the quarter-finals.
This is the first time England has had four teams in the quarter-finals since Liverpool and United were joined by Arsenal and Chelsea in the 2008-09 campaign.
Mourinho, who won the competition with Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010, says he'd like to see an all-English affair for two of the quarterfinal ties.
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"I would do two matches with English teams, which would mean two in the semi-finals".
In 2006/07 Liverpool oversaw a convincing 4-0 aggregate triumph over PSV, then beat rivals Chelsea on penalties, but AC Milan got revenge in the final.
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"There are worse teams that have done well and got to finals".
"We'll have to work all of that out as that goes on. But it has been a top league and there haven't been that many teams (in the latter stages) of this one".
The club's one and only appearance was back in 2010/11, the season in which Gareth Bale lit up the European scene with two stunning group stage games against Inter Milan. However, Tottenham were outclassed by Real Madrid at the Bernabeu (4-0) in the first-leg of the quarter-finals, then lost 1-0 back in London.
The draw for the next round takes place on Friday and will outline which clubs will meet in the last eight and who could potentially face off in the semi-finals and final. It's definitely up there with United's most dazzling nights under the lights.
United's unexpected victory over PSG also ensures that they will be regarded as a unsafe outsider in Friday's draw, but while it's inevitable that the focus will be on the prospect of a first English Champions League victor this season since Chelsea in 2012, it would be wise to consider the threat posed by Messi and Ronaldo, with Barca and Juve respectively, to Premier League ambitions. Barcelona against Juventus in a possible final or semi-final.