The new head coach of the Portuguese side has stated that he believes the talented midfielder will not be heading to North London.
The Benfica boss clashed with Tottenham and their then manager Tim Sherwood last season.
Benfica boss has his say on new Manchester United player.
The end of the season awards have been announced in Portugal, and two Manchester United targets stole the headlines.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been strongly linked with the Monaco job, but a rival for that post has ruled himself out for now.
AS Monaco boss Claudio Ranieri looks set to be let go by the French club and Benfica boss Jorge Jesus will reportedly take over at the principality.
Benfica manager Jorge Jesus has been tipped to replace David Moyes at Manchester United, but the latest report suggests otherwise.
Nemanja Matic says that he feels “really great” working under Jose Mourinho at Chelsea.
Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood might not be his biggest fan, but Chelsea's Nemanja Matic says he owes a lot to Benfica boss Jorge Jesus.
Beleaguered Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood spoke after his side's 3-1 home defeat to Benfica in the Europa League.