Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not injured but being frozen out by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho, claims Adrian Mutu.
Ibrahimovic has been dogged by injuries this season, only recovering from the knee ligament damage that ended his 2016-17 campaign prematurely in November.
He returned to training in February but has not featured for United since, and Mutu says that is because of a deteriorating relationship with Mourinho, rather than due to a lack of fitness.
"I have information that Ibrahimovic is not injured, he's just cold with Mourinho right now."
Mutu himself had a frosty relationship with Mourinho during their brief spell together at Chelsea in 2004.
The former striker clashed with the Portuguese about his fitness ahead of a 2006 World Cup qualifying match between Romania and Czech Republic.
Mutu's Chelsea career ended in October 2004 after he failed a drugs test and was consequently released by the Premier League club.