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Report: Zidane wants to manage in the Premier League

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is keen to manage in the Premier League, according to reports in France today.

Despite winning a sensational nine trophies – including an unprecedented three consecutive Champions Leagues – in just two-and-a-half seasons as Real manager, the former France international decided to resign as Los Blancos coach earlier this summer.

Zidane has been enjoying some quality time with his family since his shock decision to quit post at the Bernabeu, but according to French publication L’Equipe, the 46-year-old has very much set his sights on coaching in the Premier League.

These reports have inevitably lead to suggestions that Zizou could take over at Old Trafford from Jose Mourinho, with the Portuguese coach seen to be in the weakest position of all the managers at any of the top six clubs.

Mourinho has come in for some heavy criticism from his clubs fans for his pragmatic style of play since taking over as Manchester United boss in 2016. The 55-year-old coach has also been at odds with his clubs CEO Ed Woodward over transfer targets and has even been installed by the Bookies as one of the favourites to win the sack race this season.

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