Real Madrid fullback Fabio Coentrao is not for sale, insists coach Jose Mourinho.

Coentrao has been linked with a return to Benfica.

But Mourinho rapped: "I miss the times that lying and inventing in the newspapers was almost a crime. Now this does not happen, we are in a situation where it is very easy to lie and invent. It says what you want.

"We cannot escape that the reality of the Fabio Coentrao situation is not easy, but Fabio should be able to overcome a situation that I recognise is not easy for him - but there is no possibility he could leave in January - not long ago he cost €30million."