Spurs boss Mourinho makes Mbappe quip amid Cavani links

Date published: Tuesday 21st January 2020 4:40

Jose Mourinho says his “friends” at Paris Saint-Germain could do him a big favour by sending Kylian Mbappe to Tottenham on loan.

The Tottenham boss is understood to be scouring the market for a striker with Harry Kane out until April time after he tore his left hamstring on New Year’s Day.

Spurs have reportedly been keeping tabs on AC Milan hitman Krzysztof Piatek, and have been linked with Chelsea target Edinson Cavani.

Mourinho was asked about a potential move for the Uruguayan: “(He’s a) Paris Saint-Germain player.”

“I think I have a very good relationship with Mr Nasser and Mr Leonardo (PSG officials). I want to keep that great relation, and good relations are based on respect, and I’m not going to talk about a player from Paris Saint-Germain.

“Unless you want to joke and they are my friends, they could send Mbappe on loan. More than that I have nothing to say.”



Asked for an update on Christian Eriksen, Mourinho added: “I can tell you it is great news for you because everyday is a wonderful day. I have to say amazing work, people get addicted to the screen because it’s amazing. But for us we are very poor on news.

“We are very poor for two reasons: one because we are not buying a player every day and second because I am the kind of guy who refuses to speak about players from other clubs, which some managers they are happy to do it. I don’t do it, so any name you can throw at me, I will say that player belongs to club A, B or C. And I don’t talk about players from club A, B or C.

“And in relation to Christian, the answer is not good for you. But that is the answer, and the answer is he is selected for tomorrow.”


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