AS Roma line up Zinedine Zidane, Conte as possible replacement for Di Francesco

AS Roma line up Zinedine Zidane, Conte as possible replacement for Di Francesco

- After winning just two out of their first seven games this season, AS Roma are planning to sack their manager Fi Francesco

- They are looking at hiring three-time Champions League winning boss Zidane

- Conte and Raineri are two other managers been shortlisted for the position as they hope to get their season back on track

Italian League giants AS Roma are reportedly planning to hire coach Zinedine Zidane as a possible replacement for Eusebio Di Francesco.

The Yellow and Reds have not been very convincing in all competitions this season - winning just two of their first seven competitive matches this season.

They hammered Frosinone 4-0 in their Serie A encounter to ensure they claim their second win of the Italian League.

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However, according to TalkSport, the managerment of the Stadio Olimpico Stadium outfit aren't happy with the performance on the log.

And would do everything to effect positive change as the present season advances to its more difficult stages when European football and other Cup games get into top gear.

Meanwhile, the past results have placed Di Francesco under intense pressure, and might lose his job before the end of this year.

In view of this the Frenchman is a top priority for the Italian club, but, former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is also on the shortlist of possble managers to take over soon enough.

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is also being considered for the job but Calciomercato reports that Zidane is a major contender for the Roma job.

The Ex-Real Madrid boss won the UEFA Champions League three times on a row before leaving his position as the head coach of the club.

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He also won a La Liga title and a Copa Del Rey trophies during his two and a half year reign at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Meanwhile, he has been tipped for the role of director of football at fellow Serie A side Juventus but nothing concrete has been arrived at since he became jobless earlier this summer. earlier reported that Zinedine Zidane has been called by Manchester United fans to replace embattled Jose Mourinho after the Red Devils' exit in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night.

United were sent out of the championship by League one side Derby County who is currently being managed by former Chelsea star Frank Lampard.

Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is still in London after attending the FIFA Award as Luka Modric was named the best player for the year 2018.

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