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Zidane sparks United rumours

Posted: 10 September 2018 Time: 10:30

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane fuelled rumours of a sensational switch to Manchester United amid the uncertain future of Jose Mourinho.

Zidane, 46, has been without a job since announcing his resignation with Real at the end of May, straight after securing a third consecutive UEFA Champions League title in his first job.

His historic European coaching exploits in his two and half year spell in his first managerial role further included a LaLiga title which firmly established himself an elite manager on the continent - despite his 'relative inexperience'.

With the Frenchman stating he'd only return to football for 'the right job', while he enjoys a sabbatical with his family, reports in England have been rife that United's hierarchy have lined the '98 World Cup winner as beleaguered Jose Mourinho's successor.

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And his recent comments with Spanish state broadcaster TVE has done little to defuse the speculation.

"No doubt about it, I'll be back coaching soon, because it's what I enjoy," he said.

Article by: Staff Reporter

Tags:  Zinedine Zidane

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