Jones may have been critical of United's performance against Blackburn Rovers on New Year's Eve but he is still loving life at the Barclays Premier League summit.
"I am excited," he said.
"I am loving it. It was a nice feeling to get out of trouble with Blackburn on the last day of the season. It is an even nicer feeling knowing you are at the top of the table with a fantastic chance of winning the English title."