Manchester United figures unsure over hiring Zinedine Zidane to replace Jose Mourinho

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Some people behind the scenes at Manchester United are reportedly unsure over hiring former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane to replace Jose Mourinho.

CaughtOffside have been told by sources close to Zidane that the man himself is confident he could be offered the job at Old Trafford in the very near future after the team’s poor start to the 2018/19 season.

However, the noises from inside United seem to be rather different, with the Daily Mirror claiming Ed Woodward and others are prepared to give Mourinho time.

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The Portuguese looks a man under pressure right now after two defeats from United’s opening three games, and with a major outburst at the press after Monday night’s 3-0 loss at home to Tottenham.

Fans and pundits are well aware of how things seemed to unfold in a rather similar way towards the end of Mourinho’s time at Chelsea, leading to speculation involving Zidane and others.

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Zinedine Zidane hasn’t convinced everyone at Manchester United, it would seem
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Zinedine Zidane looks an outstanding candidate based on his record at Real Madrid
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Jose Mourinho seems to be safe at Manchester United for the time being

The Independent state six names are in the frame for the Red Devils, including Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Still, it may take a few more bad results for the club to turn on their current boss, despite a recent report from the Mail stating a defeat at Burnley could clinch Mourinho’s fate.

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