Zidane now odds-on to become next Man United boss after talkSPORT host’s claim

first_img deals no dice REVEALED 2 Following Cascarino’s claim, the odds on Zidane taking over at Old Trafford have plunged.The 46-year-old is now 8/11 with most bookmakers to become United’s next manager.That makes him the overwhelming favourite for the job should Mourinho go, with Antonio Conte, Mauricio Pochettino and Laurent Blanc next in the betting, all at big odds. 2 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Latest Premier League News gameday cracker Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham star tense Jose Mourinho’s position as Manchester United manager is increasingly uncertain.United have made a dismal start to the season, with the 3-1 reverse at West Ham on Saturday their third loss in seven Premier League games. Jose Mourinho shows the strain during Manchester United’s defeat to West Ham at the London Stadium There have been numerous reports of discontent behind the scenes too.Star midfielder Paul Pogba was given a very public dressing down by Mourinho in training over an Instagram posting, while the £89million midfielder has been stripped of the club captaincy.Anthony Martial has also fallen foul of Mourinho and there are reports today that all is not well with Alexis Sanchez after the Chilean forward was left out of the United squad against West Ham.Mourinho is now leading the Premier League ‘sack race’ and speculation is intensifying that he could be replaced by Zinedine Zidane.On Sunday, talkSPORT presenter Tony Cascarino claimed to have been told by a reliable source in France that Zidane had already held talks with United over the possibility of taking on the job. Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT REAL DEAL Zinedine Zidane won nine trophies in two-and-a-half years as Real Madrid manager shining Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won silverware The French World Cup winner led Real Madrid to three Champions League titles in a row before leaving the Bernabeu in the summer.Cascarino, formerly of Marseille, said: “Looking at a manager [Mourinho] who is getting so little out his team, he has to be responsible for how his team are playing. I see a lack of energy and desire in that team at the moment.“If I’m brutally honest, I think he’ll be gone very soon. I think the talks have already happened and I was led to believe Zidane has already met United from a source that has told me many things over the years that have come true.“I think that will happen, and I think it should happen now because United are 10th in the league.” huge blow Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January REVEALED Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury last_img read more