Cristiano Ronaldo has told Manchester United's board to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Zinedine Zidane, according to El Chiringuito.
Solskjaer has come under increased pressure following a 4-2 defeat at Leicester City on Saturday.
The loss leaves the Red Devils without a win in their last three Premier League games.
It is understood that United's hierarchy are giving their full backing to Solskjaer and are confident the 48-year-old will improve the team's performances.
However, senior figures at Old Trafford are considering their options and have identified Zidane as a possible candidate, following a recommendation from Ronaldo.
The report claims that Zidane has spoken with United's hierarchy, but is interested in becoming France's new head coach after Didier Deschamps.
It's also claimed that Zidane has been approached by Paris Saint-Germain and Newcastle United but the former Real Madrid boss turned down both clubs.