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Zinedine Zidane not trying for Manchester United job?

Zinedine Zidane not trying for Manchester United job?

According to the Sun, Manchester United are trying to sign Zinedine Zidane as a manager in place of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The ex-Real Madrid manager under his two spells at Madrid won a lot of trophies. He won two La Liga titles and the iconic champions league treble.

According to reports in Spain, Cristiano Ronaldo has recommended Zinedine Zidane. The Manchester United board has given Ole Gunnar Solskjaer one more chance. They will relieve him of his duties following more failures. 

The pressure mounts on him as they face an in-form Liverpool.

According to reports Zidane is currently enjoying his time away from a coaching position.

Antonio Conte is also linked with Manchester United.

Conte or Zinedine Zidane? Who is a better fit?

At Bari

Antonio Conte started his managerial career with Serie B side, Bari. He implemented his playing style and earned a promotion for them in 2009.

Invincibles at Juventus

After his successive job at Bari, Conte went on to become the manager at Juventus. He then kicks started a golden era at Juventus. They went on to win three titles in a row establishing a record of most points(102) and 33 wins in a row.

Revived Chelsea in his first season itself.

At Chelsea, Conte did the unthinkable and won the Premier League title in the first season itself. He set a new club record of 11 wins in a row and won three Manager of the month awards consecutively.

In his second season, he delivered the FA cup trophy for the Blues.

Iconic treble with Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane along with Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid did the unthinkable. They established a three-year winning streak in the champions league. Following this Zidane left and rejoined, to win La Liga for the Madridistas in 2019.

It is arguably stated that Zidane has always started with a team full of world-class players.

There is a similar pattern in all of Antonio Conte’s achievements. He always drags teams out of the mud and brings them on a winning streak.

 For Zidane, it would be an experiment as it would be his first team leading such aside.

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