L'Equipe: Zidane wants to take over at Manchester United

EPL Manchester United Overcome Leicester City In Season Opener

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly singles out Luke Shaw and Andreas Pereira for special praise following his side's 2-1 win over Leicester City.

Not much has been heard from the French World Cup victor since then although there were whispers that he was placed on a shortlist by Manchester United management as a backup should Mourinho decide to depart Old Trafford.

Zidane was heading the Whites from 2016 to 2018, and won nine titles with the Real Madrid.

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The office of Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said he was heading to Genoa in the evening and would remain there on Wednesday. So far, 16 people have been hospitalised, including 10 in critical condition, the agency said.

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.

The former Chelsea boss, however, has been at odds with United's hierarchy this summer, primarily over their refusal to sign an experienced central defender before the transfer window closed last Thursday.

The Portuguese manager had warned United's board that the club face a "difficult season" if the squad was not improved.

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The newspaper explains the Frenchmen is "attracted" by the project on offer at Old Trafford and is following the situation "with particular attention".

His relationship with the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has deteriorated and Mourinho cut a frustrated figure throughout the summer.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Anthony Martial was left on the bench in Manchester United's Premier League opener at Old Trafford, with the Red Devils forced into using other options.

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He has previously played for Real Colorado as part of the USA soccer development academy and was earmarked for a place in United's U18s squad this season after impressing on trial last season.

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