Zidane set to break Manchester United hearts with latest managerial move

Zinedine and Elyaz Zidane after the 2017 UEFA Champions League final | Imago

Zidane set to break Manchester United hearts with latest managerial move

Ayoola Kelechi 15:00 - 19.04.2024

French legend Zinedine Zidane is set for his next managerial move after an extended period without a job

Zinedine Zidane, the iconic figure of Real Madrid and French football, is on the brink of embarking on a new chapter in his managerial career since departing Los Blancos in 2021.

With an illustrious history at Real Madrid and their Castilla side, Zidane is now poised to venture beyond the familiar territories of Spain, France, and Italy, where his managerial journey has previously unfolded.

Bayern Munich Beckons for Zidane

According to reports from MD, Bayern Munich is edging closer to securing a deal with Zidane. Despite initial interest in Germany coach Julian Nagelsmann as a successor to Thomas Tuchel, Nagelsmann's decision to extend his contract with the national team has shifted Bayern's focus. It appears that Zidane has emerged as a prime candidate to helm the Bavarian giants.

Sources suggest that most of the terms of the agreement between Zidane and Bayern Munich have been settled. Discussions have already taken place regarding reinforcements for the team, particularly in the defensive department. Zidane has reportedly been assured significant reinforcements to bolster Bayern's defensive line, highlighting the club's eagerness to secure his services.

Bayern Munich's Past Pursuits

Zidane's potential move to Bayern Munich adds another chapter to the saga of managerial pursuits involving the Frenchman. Previous interests from Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain have been well-documented, but Zidane's journey now seems destined to lead him to the Bundesliga. The ripple effect of Zidane's decision could impact Barcelona, with Bayern Munich's pursuit of Ronald Araujo potentially disrupted by Nagelsmann's unexpected contract extension.

As Zinedine Zidane prepares to venture into uncharted territory with Bayern Munich, his imminent appointment threatens to disappoint Manchester United, among other suitors who have courted him in the past. The allure of managing one of Europe's most prestigious clubs presents Zidane with a fresh challenge and an opportunity to leave an indelible mark on the Bundesliga. As the football world eagerly anticipates his next move, Zidane's managerial prowess continues to captivate and intrigue fans across the globe.