And Sousa told RMC: "I've said it before, he's not our player. He is a player that all teams would like to have for his experience, his quality of play and all that he already represents in football.
"We are on the transfer window to have central defenders because Jules Koundé is gone so we are looking for another player to replace him. All our files are open but again he's not our player. We work a lot to give possibilities to have a player with these characteristics."