After quotes emerged from Jose Mourinho's first pre-match press conference of the season, United's official Twitter feed posted no fewer than six reminders about the launch of the club's new app.
"We didn't sell players and with 25 players in the squad it is hard to add players".
But Neville has spectacularly suggested United could end the window with three new players.
"I am happy to keep all the squad together, there were many rumours during the summer about players out", Pochettino, who has also seen the likes of Christian Eriksen touted for a big move, explained.More news: Ruby Rose cast as Jewish lesbian superhero Batwoman
"I can understand there is some speculation because we have good players and they are interesting for some other teams".
Pochettino congratulated his star striker when he dropped in on Spurs' training ground during his holidays, only for the Spurs striker to respond: "No gaffer".
"I believe in the way that we work and I have no doubt we will be competitive, with or without signings". "We were not able to motivate ourselves".
Bayern want £50million for Boateng, but could sell for £40m with United set to be forced out of the race when the English transfer window closes on Thursday.More news: Climate risks entering state of irreversible 'hothouse' conditions
If the time is indeed up on his second stint at United, then the experience would be rather reminiscent of Angel Di Maria- record breaking money, out of this world hype, disappointing production, moved on to another club very quickly.
His agent, Stijn Francis, is "ready to fly over from Denmark if United bid for his client".
Rio Ferdinand has revealed which Manchester United centre-back transfer target is his preferred choice to join the club.
"If you can't add a player that can improve your squad, the most important thing is to make sure you do not lose your best players and I think that was a great job from the club to keep the best players and the manager".More news: Everton on threshold of signing Bernard from Shakhtar Donetsk on free transfer
Pochettino indicating that some of those players won't even travel to Newcastle and instead stay in London and concentrate on their recovery from the summer exertions.