Despite being critical of the club, Scholes is hoping the Red Devils get their campaign off to a flawless start when they face Leicester City at 3am tomorrow.
"There's a lot of talk now about Pogba wanting to move, to go to Barcelona and if that comes about, then I'd say Mourinho's stay at Manchester United would be in doubt", he said, adding that Pogba playing well for France en route to winning the World Cup puts more pressure on the Man United manager.
"But again, the perception of the people that read can be different, but I like my players and my group".
The Daily Mail reports that Mourinho was left "furious, angry and frustrated" after yesterday's failed transfers.
"When you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie, repeated 1,000 times is still a lie".
'So I will have to focus on the players I have and in relation to these first couple of matches. "I've had a good chat with him and I look forward to the new season and getting back to my best".
"Like always we want to keep improving and keep bringing trophies to Manchester United because success motivates us".
Despite slashing a club-record 60 million pounds on signing Riyad Mahrez, City has enjoyed a quiet window.
Asked if United have a designated penalty taker by Sky Sports, Pogba explained: 'We don't really have one.
Last season was a turbulent one for Pogba as he was dropped several times by Mourinho due to inconsistent performances, but this display of faith from his manager so soon after returning from holiday should provide an early boost at the beginning of the 2018-19 campaign.
Mourinho lent heavily on those that served him well during a disrupted pre-season at Old Trafford, but such options are no slouches and it showed after 77 seconds when Shaw fed Alexis Sanchez to get away a shot handled by Daniel Amartey.
Nigerian global Kelechi Iheanacho is likely to lead the line and will be relishing the chance against Manchester United.
The former Juventus midfielder was among a handful of United players who only returned to pre-season training on Monday, after their countries advanced to the World Cup semi-finals.