The French legend also won La Liga with Madrid in 2017, as well as two Club World Cup trophies during his two-and-a-half years as first-team manager at the Bernabeu.
According to L'Equipe, Zidane is already considering his next role and has his sights set on the Premier League.
The news may please United fans, and would surely leave Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial feeling optimistic - and not just due to their seemingly frayed relationships with Mourinho.
Zinedine Zidane allegedly wants to replace Jose Mourinho as Manchester United manager in 2019. Here's an excerpt of the report:Manchester United have started preliminary work in their search for a new director of football, and began sounding out potential candidates and expertise, in what is set to be a rigorous search for what is seen as one of the most important appointments in the club's history.
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Of course, Jose Mourinho is the current man in charge but it appears his time at the club is coming to an end, either during the course of this season or at beginning of the next one.
Instead Zidane will instead take a year off to relax following the mental stress he was under at Real Madrid.
During pre-season Fred was certainly direct and brought some eye-catching flair to the Manchester United first team.
United have failed to win the Premier League title since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.
And Mourinho also disagreed with Woodward over the future of Anthony Martial, with the United manager happy for the French forward to be sold.