El Confidencial says Mourinho met with executive vice-chairman Woodward on Friday.
And they claim after over two hours of discussions, Mourinho drew up a list of 12 players which may be surplus to requirements next season.
Among the names discussed were Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Marouane Fellaini and Ashley Young.
Guillermo Varela and Matteo Darmian and forward Memphis are also said to be on the way out.
And South American trio Sergio Romero, Marcos Rojo and Antonio Valencia may be sold should United require further funds for Mourinho’s overhaul.