Jose Mourinho rules out signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic when January transfer opens

Jose Mourinho rules out signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic when January transfer opens

Jose Mourinho has made it clear that he is not interested in signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic for Tottenham when the January transfer window opens because he has Harry Kane.

The Portuguese and Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a superb working relationship during his reign at Manchester United where they won the Europa League title.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has left LA Galaxy after two seasons in America and he will become a free agent during the next transfer window.

And while addressing the media before his side's Champions League encounter against Olympiacos, Jose Mourinho said there is no need signing Ibrahimovic because Kane is the best striker in England.

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''I have more than a connection, amazing player, amazing guy, but I would say no chance.

''We have the best striker in England. It doesn't make sense to sign him when we have Harry Kane,'' Jose Mourinho explained according to the report on Daily Mail.

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Under Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 29 goals in 53 appearances for the Red Devils.

Mourinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are not new to each other as the duo also worked together at Inter Milan between 2008-09.

Meanwhile, Tottenham are currently occupying 10th position on the Premier League standings with 17 points after 13 games played this season.

They were 14th on the League table before Jose Mourinho took over.

Earlier, had reported how Jose Mourinho was spotted preparing his players for the club's next game which will be in the Champions League against Olympiacos.

The former Chelsea manager recently replaced Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham and he started his reign as Spurs' boss with a 3-2 win over West Ham United.

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