That's according to Portuguese journalist Pedro Almedia, who has delivered an update on claims of United planning to replace manager Ole Gunnar Solskajer with free agent Zidane.
He posted to social media: “Talks on between Zinedine #Zidane and Manchester United.
“Attention. The deal is difficult because the French coach's preference right now is to coach a national team."
France coach Didier Deschamps isn't expected to leave the job until after the World Cup at the end of 2022.
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