Jose Mourinho had a blunt response when asked if he could take the reins from Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.
Mourinho told Deportes Cuatro: "You can not train a team that already has a coach."
Saint-Germain's 3-0 win over Los Blancos in the Champions League on Wednesday.
The Frenchman splashed some serious cash with Eden Hazard, Ferland Mendy and Luka Jovic.
Los Blancos have drawn two of their opening four fixtures, winning the other two, and are currently in third tier La Liga.
Mourinho has been linked to a return to the hotseat in Spanish capital.
Zidane at Real. Zidane at Real.
Zidane won three successive Champions League trophies at Real Madrid before going down to take some time out in May 2018.
Los Blancos fans went through two managers in Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari before Zidane returned for a second stint in charge.
The Frenchman was re-named Real Madrid manager in March after 10 months away.