José Mourinho's preparations for Manchester United's new season have been further disrupted by Anthony Martial flying home from the U.S. tour to attend the birth of his child.
"I don't answer to your question", Mourinho told reporters at United's Los Angeles training base ahead of a friendly against AC Milan on Wednesday.
The 32-year-old former England worldwide, who can operate as a forward or as an an attacking midfielder, has spoken highly of the 22-year-old France global.
The Willian deal is looking less likely with Chelsea not expected to want play ball with their Premier League rivals and Rebic could offer a suitable alternative following some excellent displays during the World Cup.
However, that should not be enough for him to become new Manchester United player in summer of 2018.
United have two USA tour games left, against Liverpool in MI and Real Madrid in Miami, with a final warm-up game away to Bayern Munich before the new season gets under way at home to Leicester a fortnight tomorrow.
The Croatian winger is the latest player to be mentioned as a possibility to joinManchester United this summer.
Mourinho has indicated that his squad will be undercooked for the start of the Premier League season, but the attitude inside the camp has been much more positive. If he is successful it would leave the United manager with six centre-backs.