Zinedine Zidane added to Brazil’s managerial shortlist

Zinedine Zidane added to Brazil’s managerial shortlist

Brazil is reportedly interested in hiring Zinedine Zidane as manager of the national team.

The South Americans are currently looking for a new coach after Tite stepped down following Brazil’s penalty shootout loss to Croatia in the 2022 World Cup quarterfinals.

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They wanted Pep Guardiola to replace Tite, but they allegedly failed in their efforts to persuade the Manchester City manager, while a recent report indicated that Real Madrid manager Carlos Ancelotti was being considered.

However, The Sun reports that they have added France legend, Zinedine Zidane, to their managerial shortlist.

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The five-time World Champions are said to be interested in hiring the Frenchman, who has been unemployed since leaving Real Madrid in 2021.

Zidane had hoped to take over as France’s new manager, but Didier Deschamps is expected to remain in charge until after the 2024 World Cup.

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