Jose Mourinho has precluded Zlatan Ibrahimovic joining Tottenham.
The 38-year-old helped Manchester United win the Europa League and EFL Cup under Mourinho and has a long-standing association with the Portuguese, having likewise played under him at Inter Milan.
Ibrahimovic is a free specialist in the wake of leaving LA Galaxy this month however yet Mourinho says there is “no possibility” of the striker marking for Spurs while Harry Kane is at the club.
“Astounding player, stunning person – however I would state no possibility,” he said. “We have the best striker in England. One of the best two, three strikers on the planet.
“It doesn’t bode well for a striker of Zlatan’s measurement – in his late 30s yet that can play at any club on the planet – to go to a club where we have Harry Kane.”
Mourinho: I’ll call Poch when time is correct
Spikes will have a spot in the Champions League knockout stage with triumph over Olympiakos in Mourinho’s first match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday – seven days after the club sacked Mauricio Pochettino.
Mourinho’s system started with triumph at West Ham on Saturday, with Kane among the scorers in a 3-2 triumph.
Mourinho says he has not addressed his ancestor himself, yet spent on his conclusions through Pochettino’s child, Maurizio, who plays for Spurs’ institute.
“I realize what he [Mauricio Pochettino] is feeling since I’ve been there,” said Mourinho.
“There is where the best thing is for us to process our sentiments, and afterward in two or three weeks then we are open again to the world and to grasp an alternate period in our lives. I need to regard that and to give that feeling to him.
“Obviously I will call him. I additionally advised the players to call him to make him feel totally free on the off chance that he needs to come here whenever he needs.
“On the off chance that he needs to go to an instructional course or a supper in the hotel with the young men – great. In the event that he needs me to be there I will, on the off chance that he needs to be simply with the young men we should do that way.
“I simply need him to feel this house has a place with him.”
Pochettino recently said it would take a “supernatural occurrence” for Tottenham to win the Champions League, before directing the club to last season’s conclusive.
Annihilation to Liverpool left a “headache” into this season, Pochettino stated, yet Mourinho is increasingly hopeful about Spurs’ odds in Europe.
“You are nearly arriving on the moon and don’t do it, the disappointment is exceptionally high,” said Mourinho, who will offer to win the challenge for a third time.
“It depends a great deal on the individuals’ mindset and how you respond to dissatisfaction.”