Mourinho has confirmed that he was approached by the 24-year-old, to discuss his future.
"Yes he came to me. Not just him. Many players come to me," Mourinho said.
"I have my office on the first floor and a little space on the ground floor by the dressing room to make it so easy for them. Yes, Winks came to speak with me, yes."
Everton are said to be interested in the Tottenham academy graduate, who may need to force a move in the New Year to keep his England Euros dream alive.