Zidane the manager who’s won everything heading for Manchester

Zinédine Zidane is contemplating an offer to replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, as indicated by reports.

The previous Real Madrid supervisor is planning on returning to management in time for the 2019-20 season.

What’s more, AS comprehend a proposition to take over at Old Trafford is on the table and under consideration.

SunSport trust Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is the No.1 candidate in the eyes of the United hierarchy.

In any case, a pay expense of in overabundance of £40million implies the club will have to shell out a world record amount to lure the Argentine away from north London.

United’s decision-makers may also be interested by a poll which revealed that Zidane – who won the Champions League in three progressive seasons with Real – is the favourite among supporters for the role.


Ole Gunnar Solakjaer has been placed in caretaker charge until the end of the season and could yet be retained with United and Molde having concurred a £7.2million bargain if the Norwegian turns out to be a hit.

There is little doubt however that Zidane’s credentials make him the outstanding contender to succeed Mourinho, following his sacking this week.

44% fans want Zidane

A SunSport poll of fans revealed that 44% want Zidane as the next manager, ahead of Pochettino and Michael Carrick, the latter of whom will work as a coach alongside Solskjaer for the rest of the campaign.

In his solitary senior administrative position at the Bernabeu the World Cup winner won seven major honours in 30 months.

He showed himself to be capable at joining a squad of global superstars; a skill he would need to repeat in Manchester.

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