Manchester United are leaning on Cristiano Ronaldo in negotiations with Zinedine Zidane.
United sacked manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this morning and placed assistant coach Michael Carrick in charge on a caretaker basis.
United co-owner Joel Glazer has approved a move for Zidane, though the Frenchman has shown a reluctance in preliminary talks.
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Italian reporter Rudy Galetti is stating United are returning to talks with the former Real Madrid coach and are prepared to make him among the highest managers in the world.
Further bolstering United in talks is Ronaldo, who Glazer has asked to call Zidane about joining him at Old Trafford after their success together with Real Madrid.