defines the future of US soccer Greg Berhalter and his possible continuation as head of the USMNT following the physical abuse scandal in which he was involved, US officials have started looking for new options for New Jersey’s strategist and Zinedine Zidane was one of those approached for the positionwho were left without the possibility of leading France after the renewal of Didier Deschamps.
According to a French newspaper report Team, Zidane received an offer to take over USMNT for the next world cup Which will be held in the United States along with Mexico and Canada.
Even then, The three-time champion of the Champions League with Real Madrid decided to decline the offer from US SoccerIn such a situation, it will not be possible to see the former player of France taking command of Team USA.
The aforementioned French outlet insisted Zidane will not take charge of any national team unless it is FranceHowever, such a possibility will have to wait until 2026, when Didier Deschamps’ new relationship with Les Bleus ends.
In addition to the offer to lead the USMNT, Zidane also had offers from Brazil and Portugal on the table, but their response was also negative. And everything indicates that nothing will change the mind of the French tactician who has stayed off the pitch since his second spell in charge of Madrid.
USMNT will continue to analyze options for the bench
recently Ernie Stewart acknowledged that the American is still among the candidates to lead the USMNT, despite being screened with Greg Berhalter. The 2026 World Cup is in process, so its renewal is still a possibility.
Even then, Other names like Zidane, Bilsa, and even Jesse Marsh have already been mentioned in the USMNT environment, However at the moment only one matchup has been revealed, which was announced by L’Equipe with the French strategist.