'In Jose we trust': Some Manchester United back Mourinho despite Zidane report

Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United walks off after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United...

Zidane has become the bookies favourite to be the next Manchester United manager.

Zinedine Zidane attends a press conference to announce his resignation as Real Madrid coach at Valdebebas Sport City on May 31, 2018 in Madrid, Spain. Zidane steps down from the position...

Zinedine Zidane is reportedly interested in a management role in the Premier League, with Manchester United his destination of choice, but some of the Red Devils' fan base have jumped to the support of their current boss.

According to Le Equipe, the former Real Madrid is considering his next management role with England, and Old Trafford is in his sights.

Having joined Real Madrid Castilla in 2014, Zidane was chosen to manage the senior team when Rafa Benitez left in 2016, and went on to win three consecutive Champions League titles, 1 La Liga title and 1 Spanish Super Cup.

Zidane may not be waiting long for his next job, as traditionally Mourinho rarely lasts more than three seasons at one club and at the beginning of this, his third, cracks have begun to show.

Manager Jose Mourinho of Manchester United watches from the touchline during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in...

It has been an eventful summer for Mourinho, who has publicly criticised Manchester United's lack of transfer action, and reportedly fallen out with Paul Pogba. Mourinho has also confirmed that Antony Martial was also fined for not returning to the club's pre-season tour (he had apparently been given permission to leave after two games to be present at the birth of his child).

The arrival of Zidane might be an ideal situation for the two Frenchmen, both of whom appear to have strained relationships with their current manager and may welcome a fresh start at Manchester United.

But despite the former French World Cup winning captain becoming the bookies favourite to be the next Old Trafford boss a large part of the Old Trafford faithful have taken to Twitter to voice their support of their current coach. 

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