Zinedine Zidane 'Wants To Replace Jose Mourinho' As Manchester United Manager
Despite their opening day win against Leicester City on Friday night, many have doubted Jose Mourinho's reign in charge at Old Trafford after an average pre-season and a lack of transfer activity.
In fact, before the game, the 55-year-old became favourite to be the first Premier League manager to be sacked at 5/1, with Sky Bet placing the likes of Leicester City manager Claude Puel and Cardiff City boss Neil Warnock below the 55-year-old.
The question remains: who would take over at Old Trafford?Well, one man in particular has been linked with the post and today's reports have only added more fuel to the fire.
About the report of Manchester United #Zidane
He would continue abroad in a big club. PSG is out of the equation with his conection to Marseille. Juve&Bayern are not happening so MUFC appears like a match for 2019 because he is interested. No contact or anything @Sport_Witness pic.twitter.com/OPfsUhuitx
- Ananas (@MUAnasA) August 15, 2018
Last month, former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, who is currently without a job, was favourite to take over the reigns at Old Trafford at 4/1 with Betfair and Paddy Power, according to Oddschecker.
Now, French publication L'Equipe claim that Zidane is eyeing a move to the Premier League.
Zinedine Zidane is eyeing the Premier League & "particularly" Manchester United as his next managerial career move, according to tomorrow's L'Équipe.
- Get French Football News (@GFFN) August 14, 2018
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The report goes on to state that the Champions League winning manager is keen on taking Jose Mourinho's job and managing Manchester United.
Last month, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino was second favourite at 11/2, while Carlo Ancelotti, who has won the Champions League three times, is at 10/1.
Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs was also among the list, while Antonio Conte, Luis Enrique and Brendan Rodgers, of all people, are also linked.
L'Equipe: Zidane is already considering his next role and has his sights set on the Premier League & he is especially keen on managing Manchester United. pic.twitter.com/eGlcLporeP
- M•A•J¹³ (@Ultra_Suristic) August 14, 2018
Would Zidane be a good fit at Manchester United?
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