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Zinedine Zidane: why does he not want the Manchester United coaching job?

Zidane was touted to be the best option for Manchester United should they part ways with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. But comments from his camp suggest otherwise.  

Zinedine Zidane: why does he not want the Manchester United coaching job?

Manchester United has been poor lately despite the addition of players and the return of Cristiano Ronaldo. Yesterday's defeat against Liverpool at Old Trafford was their lowest moment of recent. Pressure is piling up, fans are asking for his sack letter and hashtag #OleOut has been trending on Twitter.

Zidane who has managed Real Madrid and have two successful spell is said to be Manchester United best option to take them out of their current predicament. The Frenchman won three consecutive Champions League titles with Real Madrid between 2016 and 2018, as well as La Liga twice, and was previously linked with United in 2018 following Jose Mourinho's dismissal. 

Manchester United has been trophyless for 3 years now and they will need someone who knows his way around titles to get them one. But his agent dismissed the claim that he's willing to take up the job at Old Trafford. In his words in 2018,Alain Migliaccio said "I don't think he will manage in England. It doesn't fit his style. I talked to him. It doesn't really appeal to him,"

This may be attributed to the fact that the English Premier League is more tasking than his previous jobs. Having the likes of Pep Guardiola in Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp in Liverpool and Thomas Tuchel in Chelsea will be too much to handle for Zidane. Another pointer that he is not likely to take over the United job is the fact that he has said he's not fascinated about staying too long at a club."I don't know how long I am going to stay here [at Real Madrid]. 

"I am very lucky to be at this club and I like being happy even in the most difficult times. I have lived in Spain, in Madrid for a long time and I want to carry on a while longer.

“I'll never be Madrid's [Sir Alex] Ferguson, that's for sure!" this is to show that he's not the one to build with. 

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