Zinedine Zidane wants to take on Man Utd role over Bayern Munich

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In an effort to relieve pressure on current manager Erik ten Hag, Zinedine Zidane has been linked to the Manchester United position.

According to reports, Zinedine Zidane would rather lead Manchester United than join Bayern Munich.

According to recent reports, the Bundesliga’s biggest clubs are interested in hiring Zidane, since current head coach Thomas Tuchel is set to leave this summer.

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It coincides with persistent rumors that United is also considering the former Real Madrid manager, with pressure mounting at Old Trafford for Erik ten Hag.

Furthermore, according to French magazine L’Equipe, the Frenchman may reject the Bavarian club following earlier hints that he would only accept a job with France. The report also states that Zidane is keeping a watchful eye on things at United.

“Never say never,” Zidane responded to a question about moving to England from L’Equipe in 2022. “Especially when you are a coach today.

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“If I go back to a club, it is to win. I say this with all modesty. That’s why I can’t just go anywhere. For other reasons, too. Certain conditions make things more difficult. When someone says to me, ‘Do you want to go to Manchester?’ I understand English but I don’t fully master it.

“I know there are coaches who go to clubs without speaking the language, but I work differently. To win, many elements come into play. It’s a global context. I know what I need to win. Of course, I might not always win, but I know that you need to have this, this and this. And I want to do everything on my side to optimise my chances of victory.”

After a poor second season under Ten Hag, United is currently eighth in the Premier League. Additionally, they were last in their group and were eliminated from the Champions League.

Also Read: Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich: Head-2-Head stats and overall history

Omar Berrada and Jason Wilcox are two of the new hires that Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the club’s new co-owner, and his Ineos company hope would revolutionize the football operations.

The ambitious intentions have drawn attention to United’s present manager, but the Dutchman’s success in the FA Cup, where the Reds play Coventry City in the semi-finals this afternoon at Wembley, may help him.

By Shyam
Shyam Sharma who joined SPORTS BIG NEWS in 2021. Focuses on soccer – chiefly the Premier League, LaLiga, UEFA Champions League, Liga MX and MLS. On occasion, also covers American sports, general news and entertainment. Fascinated by the language of sport – particularly the under-appreciated art of translating cliché-speak.