Tottenham head coach,Jose Mourinho has said there is “no sense” of Tottenham signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic because they already have a ‘top striker’, Harry Kane.
It has been a hectic first week for Mourinho at the Spurs helm following his appointment last week.
After his unveiling to the media on Thursday, he had his first game 48 hours later at West Ham – which Spurs won 3-2 – and is now preparing for a Champions League clash with Olympiacos on Tuesday.
The 38-year-old played under Mourinho at Manchester United, winning the Europa League and EFL Cup before he left Old Trafford in 2018 for LA Galaxy.
Mourinho also worked with Ibrahimovic at Inter Milan and Manchester United, but will not be bringing him to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
The Portuguese said, it while Speaking ahead of Tottenham’s UEFA Champions League clash against Olympiacos on Tuesday,
“It doesn’t make any sense of a striker of Zlatan’s dimension to come to a club where we have Harry Kane.”
“You are right about the connection, we have more than a connection,” Mourinho said when asked whether he would be trying to sign the Swede.
“I would say also passion and understanding, an amazing player and an amazing guy, but I would say no. No chance.