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Zinedine Zidane Leans Towards Manchester United Over Bayern Munich Amid Uncertainty Surrounding Managerial Move

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ZINEDINE ZIDANE reportedly favors managing Manchester United over Bayern Munich.

Erik ten Hag's tenure at Old Trafford is allegedly in jeopardy due to an inconsistent campaign.

The Dutchman might depart the club at season's end, with Zidane considered a potential replacement.

According to French outlet L’Équipe, negotiations for Zidane to succeed Thomas Tuchel at Bayern Munich at the season's end are advancing.

Yet, several obstacles must be overcome before a deal is finalized.

A significant impediment, as per the report, is Zidane's preference for the managerial role at Manchester United.

It's also noted that the language barrier between Zidane and the Germans, along with life in Bavaria, pose major challenges.

Bayern remains "extremely eager" to secure the services of the former Real Madrid manager, especially with Tuchel set to depart in the summer.

While Zidane respects Bayern and acknowledges that a move to the Allianz Arena could offer immediate title challenges, the situation is less certain at Manchester United, who have struggled to keep pace with the Premier League's elite this season.

GFFN suggests that Ineos, who hold a 25% stake in Manchester United and are spearheaded by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, are interested in appointing Zidane as part of a "new era" at the club.

While a language barrier may also arise in England, it's deemed less problematic than in Germany.

If Zidane were to join Manchester United, Bayern might turn to Ralf Rangnick for the Allianz Arena post.

Zidane, a former Real Madrid manager, enjoyed considerable success during his tenure, clinching two LaLiga titles and three Champions League trophies.

Since departing the Spanish giants in 2021, he has been without a club managerial role.

Former Brighton and Hove Albion and Chelsea boss Graham Potter has also been linked with Manchester United, but club legend Dwight Yorke favors Zidane, suggesting Potter might struggle in the high-pressure environment.