Now, French publication L'Equipe claim that Zidane is eyeing a move to the Premier League.
It is understood that United shortlisted Zidane as one of the candidates to replace Mourinho if the 55-year-old leaves at the end of the current season. United finished above them last season.
The French legend also won La Liga with Madrid in 2017, as well as two Club World Cup trophies during his two-and-a-half years as first-team manager at the Bernabeu.
The newspaper explains the Frenchmen is "attracted" by the project on offer at Old Trafford and is following the situation "with particular attention".
Luke Shaw says his goal for Manchester United in their 2-1 Premier League win over Leicester City gave him "the best feeling" in his career so far.
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The former Chelsea manager was clearly referencing Pogba's decision to leave United in 2012 for Juventus when he felt he wasn't given enough playing time by Sir Alex Ferguson. "That's football management. I think football is changing and managers should be called head coaches", said Mourinho.
The Sun reported in July that Zidane was top of United's shortlist should Mourinho leave the club.
Overall the full-back, who suffered a broken leg early into the 2015/16 season, has played 67 times for United creating three goals in the process.
Luke Shaw has lavished praise on Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba, branding France's 2018 World Cup victor "one of the most important players in the Premier League".