Barcelona president Joan Laporta has insisted he has no intention of replacing coach Frank Rijkaard with Jose Mourinho.
Reports in Spain claimed that Barcelona were lining up Mourinho to take over at Camp Nou at the end of the season.
Former Barca boss Johan Cruyff has already denied the reports and Laporta insisted the club Rijkaard’s job was safe.
“We are very happy with Rijkaard and I don’t plan to bring in another coach,” Laporta told Spanish television.
“We know that everybody wants to come to Barcelona, but also we know that we cannot have more than one coach or more than 23 players.
“Mourinho is a great professional, a great coach, but I insist that we are very happy with Rijkaard.”
Laporta also remains adamant that Ronaldinho will not be sold, with the Brazilian playmaker linked with moves to Chelsea and Milan.
“As I have said many times, we don’t want to sell Ronaldinho,” Laporta said.
“He has a contract, and he has said he is happy at this city and this club.
“Barcelona’s obligation is to try to help him recover so that he returns to be how he was before. We are very grateful to him for what he has done for us.”