The work carried out by former United keeper Edwin van der Sar has not gone unnoticed, while reports say Roma's Monchi and Juve's Fabio Paratici are also likely to be considered.
Zidane stepped down from his position a few months back after guiding Los Blancos to three back-to-back Champions League titles.
Now, according to French newspaper L'Equipe, Zidane has set his sights on a Premier League post and is especially keen on United.
Mourinho is under vast pressure win the Premier League this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last campaign.
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The U.S. has responded by slapping financial sanctions on two ministers and later doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey . He alluded to multifaceted rows, including U.S. sanctions and Turkey's estrangement within North Atlantic Treaty Organisation .
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As you'll see in the clip below, she eventually settled on an embellished blush Ysa Makino design that, according to the show, was valued at $6,400.
Turkish turmoil to send economic storm clouds over United States soon
The president issued a rallying cry for unity to resist what he has described as an economic war waged by the US. The lira recovered on Tuesday from near-record lows, helped by liquidity measures from the Turkish central bank.
The United boss has been in the media for all the wrong reasons throughout the summer, complaining about transfers, players, and his relationship with United's executive vice-president, Ed Woodward.
Manchester United have been handed a massive boosted with news that new summer signing Diogo Dalot will train with his teammates for the first time this week since making the switch from Porto.
The Sun reported in July that Zidane was top of United's shortlist should Mourinho leave the club.
The Portuguese tactician is said to be under pressure to deliver the Premier League trophy this season, and it seems likely he will not remain in charge if he fails to do so.
Many United fans are unhappy with Jose Mourinho's demeanour and style of play, with some looking for him to be replaced in what is - historically - a crucial third season for Mourinho's reign.