Man United's eyes will be on the prize, but it will take more than good luck to topple the giants of Europe - especially Real Madrid, who have won three times out of the past four seasons.
The most exciting aspect for me is the makeup of the squad. "I want to continue my development and find a way into the team".
Giggs added: "There were too many home games last season where we didn't take our chances but it's not just down to Lukaku, the rest of the team need to be contributing as well". He would have racked up a higher number of assists last season if United's finishing was better than what it actually was.More news: United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days
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"When we signed Paul Pogba, I said he was not expensive", Mourinho said after United's 2-1 friendly win over Sampdoria on Wednesday.
He said: "Manchester United needed some new blood and the injury to Zlatan Ibrahimovic removed the question as to whether he was replaced. If you do that you have the risk of even more punishment but it's a decision I will leave with him".
Matic was the third signing of the summer for United, after Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku moved from Everton for £75 million and Swedish center back Victor Lindelof joined from Benfica for £31 million. "Matic is very much a signing for Mourinho's time, his birthday was this week [he turned 29], it's not an investment for 10 years down the line, he's buying something for the next four or five years".
Reports in midweek had suggested the Red Devils were poised to agree a deal with dating app firm Tinder, which would have seen their name displayed on the right arm of the famous jersey this coming season.
"I just want to make sure that I can show everyone at the training ground and inside the stadium what I can do", he explained.