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Zinedine Zidane has eyes set on managing Manchester United

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane [Hadi Abyar/Wikipedia]
Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane [Hadi Abyar/Wikipedia]

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane reportedly wants to replace Portuguese football manager Jose Mourinho as Manchester United coach.

French L’Equipe newspaper reported that the relationship between Mourinho and Manchester United’s management company became unstable after the coach recently hit out at the board’s failure to sign a new centre-back in the summer transfer market.

Asked if he has a problem with CEO Ed Woodward, Mourinho said: “That’s football. That’s football management. ‘I think football is changing, and probably football managers should be called now more head coaches.”

Zidane has won three successive Champions League titles with Real Madrid. As well as the European triumphs, Zidane won one league title and two Club World Cups during his time in the Spanish capital.

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