Since the shock resignment at Real, Zidane has been linked with the Qatar national team job and a technical advisory role with former club Juventus in before the speculation was quickly dismissed.
However, French publication L’Equipe claims Zidane could sensationally become Manchester United's next head coach with growing uncertainty surrounding Jose Mourinho's long-term future.
According to the newspaper, the 1998 World Cup winner could end his sabbatical early to replace the Portuguese tactician, whom he worked with briefly during his time at Los Blancos.
The newspaper explains the Frenchmen is 'attracted' by the project on offer at Old Trafford and is following the situation 'with particular attention'.
Having won the UEFA Champions League thrice and the LaLiga title in two and half seasons at the Spanish giants, the 46-year-old has been touted as the ideal candidate to lead a new project at the Red Devils.
United have failed to win the Premier League title since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.