It is becoming increasingly clear why former Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane has rebuffed Manchester United who are in despirate search for a manager following the sack of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
A French newspaper, Le Parisien has reported that Zidane dreams of coaching PSG, as he is a shareholder of the Parisian team and an ambassador for the Qatar World Cup. There have already been contacts.
He is therefore tipped to be PSG’s new coach in the coming weeks in the event that Mauricio Pochettino ends up leaving the French capital.
In what may also look as a swap, Pochttino may be heading to Manchester United.
The rumour that came out yesterday afternoon in England has become a reality in France, which takes for granted that, in the event that the Argentine coach ends up signing for Manchester United, Zidane will be the one chosen to arrive in the French capital .
In fact, and as reported by Le Parisien, PSG has already had several previous contacts with Zidane to make him their new coach.
The former Real Madrid coach maintains a great relationship with Al Khelaïfi and the club, as he is a shareholder through the QSI fund and became an ambassador for the Qatar World Cup. In addition, in Paris they see his signing as a possibility to convince Mbappé to continue in the French capital , since Zidane is an idol in France and his touch with young people could be decisive for him to end up renewing.
Since leaving Real Madrid, Zidane wants to train a team as soon as possible . Despite the fact that all the pools give him the favourite to succeed Deschamps for the World Cup in Qatar, nothing is assured for the Marseille, who could succeed Pochettino.
The Argentine coach wants to leave Paris after having discrepancies with Leonardo and having no room for maneuver in decision-making.
“The sheik needs a superstar coach”
By the time United’s interest in Pochettino has leaked, a box has been opened with all the possibilities that would definitely shake up European football. And, of course, the option of Zidane joining PSG as an answer was on the table . It should be remembered that the French have already rejected the offer of the English for their family and for the language.
Miguel Ángel Moyá, exporter, has spoken in El Tercer Tiempo of Movistar + about the situation of the PSG bench and has given a vision that until now had not been debated : ” Maybe what the PSG sheikh needs is to sign a coach That he gives off the same affection as signing a superstar . What coach can be in that superstar circle? Zidane. For what he was as a coach and also as a player.
He continues with the comparison of the last residents of the Parisian bench: ” Emery, Pochettino or Tuchel are great coaches, but they have not been what Zidane was as a player. Maybe if someone with that aura of a superstar coach arrives, he might be able to respects and for him to come and say: ‘I’ve seen how PSG works, but here I want to do what I believe as a coach.’ I don’t see it wrong, I’d like to “.