"I would not go to Barcelona. It is very difficult to be a coach there. What can you teach players like Messi and Iniesta?
"Probably they need a manager rather than a coach, but I’m a coach rather than a manager.
"Tottenham talked informally with Ajax of my contract. I think they are quite happy with Tim Sherwood, but it is normal that they take information about a possible successor, as did Liverpool in the past.
"That time, I said I wanted to stay at Ajax. I’m very happy here.
"But if it came from a club with an interesting perspective and a good team, I would consider the proposal.
"I want to understand what contribution I can give."