It is being reported that Manchester United have held initial talks with Zinedine Zidane to replace Jose Mourinho as manager.
beIN Sports claim that the Frenchman has been in contact with United, with host Richard Keys confirming the news after their 3-1 defeat to West Ham on Saturday afternoon.
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.
On top of that, French publication L’Equipe claimed that ‘Zizou’ is eyeing a move to the Premier League.
The report goes on to state that the Champions League winning manager is keen on taking Jose Mourinho’s job and managing Manchester United.
According to The Mirror he’s so prepared for getting the United job that he’s put together a transfer wish list already.
The paper claim Toni Kroos, Thiago Alcantara, James Rodriguez and Edinson Cavani top the list.
It’s an interesting group of targets, especially as most people would argue none of them is exactly what the club needs right now, even if they are all world class players.
Zidane will no doubt be enjoying his time off, with one eye on what’s happening in the game at all times.
As mentioned earlier, the former Los Blancos man has been linked with a move there ever since leaving Madrid so you can understand some fans having some fun with him after seeing this post earlier from the Frenchman’s holiday in London: