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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘recommends Zinedine Zidane to Man Utd board’ with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer under increasing pressure

CRISTIANO RONALDO has reportedly recommended Zinedine Zidane to Manchester United.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under pressure at Old Trafford following a poor run of results.

And according to Spanish TV show El Chiringuito, star summing signing Ronaldo is apparently angling for a reunion with Zidane.

The pair won three consecutive Champions Leagues together at Real Madrid.

And Ronaldo reportedly put the Frenchman’s name forward as an alternative to Solskjaer.

However, it’s added that Zidane is not interested in the United job after speaking with the club’s hierarchy.

Instead, he is hoping to replace Didier Deschamps as France boss.

The report adds Paris Saint-Germain and Newcastle have also made approaches for Zidane.


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But he has turned those offers down as well.

Meanwhile, Solskjaer insists he retains the backing of United’s board ahead of tomorrow’s crunch Champions League clash with Atalanta.

He said: "There's pressure all of the time, there's pressure on me, of course.

"We've been under pressure before but come through it. I'm just looking forward to the response now and, as you said, I'm in dialogue with the club all of the time, so that's an open and honest discussion.

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"After every game, we look through the game, we analyse the game, we look at what we did well and what we didn't do well. You move on quickly to the next opponent.

"It's Atalanta, it's a different opposition, a different competition, and we focus on what we need to be good at in this game.

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