Manchester United have endured a mixed season under Mourinho so far.
While they haven't lost in the Premier League since a 4-0 drubbing by Chelsea in October, they are currently sixth in the Premier League.
However, despite their position in the table, they are just two points adrift of the top four.
Their recent resurgence has led to many United fans to dream of the glory days once again.
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Manchester United trio David De Gea, Ander Herrera and Juan Mata were snapped heading for lunch on Wednesday afternoon
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Paul Scholes believes Manchester United are on the right track under Jose Mourinho
Manchester United is a happy place to be under Jose Mourinho
And Scholes reckons his old club can achieve great things with Mourinho at the helm – backing them to finish third at the end of the season.
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"It's been a massive improvement from what we've seen in the last couple of years," he told the Daily Mail.
"The first two or three months weren't great but they've turned it around.
"There's a way of playing that the fans are enjoying.
"The only problem is they're still sixth, which after being in such good form is a bit of a worry. But I watch them now and have no doubt they'll finish in the top four.
Paul Scholes would have loved to play under Jose Mourinho for Manchester United
"They're playing the best out of the top six with Chelsea and you have to fancy them to finish second or third. Probably third if I had to nail it down."
Scholes was openly critical of former United bosses David Moyes and Louis van Gaal.
But the former England international has admitted he would be happy to play in Mourinho's team.
"Yes, definitely," he added.
"There is a speed and desire to score goals which win games."