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Zinedine Zidane not interested in Manchester United job



Zinedine Zidane will not be returning to management any time soon, according to Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo.

The Frenchman has been recently linked with a job in the Premier League, particularly with Manchester United and Newcastle United.

However, the 49-year-old is currently looking only ‘to relax and recover’ after leaving Real Madrid at the end of the 2020/21 campaign by mutual consent.

Zidane’s preference is reportedly to manage the France national team but Didier Deschamps’ job is completely safe until at least the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Kunle Solaja is the author of landmark books on sports and journalism as well as being a multiple award-winning journalist and editor of long standing. He is easily Nigeria’s foremost soccer diarist and Africa's most capped FIFA World Cup journalist, having attended all FIFA World Cup finals from Italia ’90 to Qatar 2022. He was honoured at the Qatar 2022 World Cup by FIFA and AIPS.

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