The 29 year old Portuguese winger enjoyed six win over Liverpool during his carrier at Manchester united, and he thinks the Red Devils can start their title challenge with another win.
Former Manchester united winger Nani thinks that a clash with the Reds can force Mourinho’s men into premier league title race.
In this season Liverpoll has won back to back four wins under the German jurgen Klopp, and in this Monday the Red Devils will face them in their home soil at the Anfield, they will like to open up a six points advantages over them.
Nani the Portuguese has won six times against Liverpool when he was with the Red Devils in eleven contests as a united player; he scored one goal against them in 2008 at Old Trafford where they manage to beat them by 3-1.
"When you play that kind of game it gives you great motivation," the Portugal winger told Omnisport. "It pushes you in the league, it makes you stronger.
"Ferguson used to say that this is not just a game, it's a challenge.
"Everyone must win their battle against their opponent. We're not just playing, we're going out there to win.
"Win every ball, tackle, race, everything. Football comes last. We didn't always play beautiful but plays hard."
Now Jose Mourinho’s team has managed to win only win in their four premier league games as what looked like an early title yashmak has pale.
He added: "100 per cent [Ferguson] is the greatest manager in Premier League.
"The way he works, the way he was with us. Not just because he wins all the trophies, the way he prepares, approaches each day and each game.
"He had the motivation and was strong when he needed to be. He could do the human side.
"I'm very happy to be part of his story, and happy he's part of mine. I will remember him always."