Mourinho is under enormous pressure win the Premier League this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last campaign.
With Antonio Valencia and Diogo Dalot now injured, the Italian is the only fit right-back at the club at this point in time, and with a possible run of games on the cards, he could play his way back into Mourinho's plans.
It is believed that the 46-year-old is eyeing Old Trafford as his next destination to replace Jose Mourinho as early as next season.
"If that happens, I think we will see a breakout of peace between Pogba and Mourinho and Raiola and Man United". It's the last time I speak about it.More news: US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal
'How many Manchester United forwards do you see that run about like the Tottenham [Hotspur] ones?
Paul Pogba was also impressed with Fred on his debut against Leicester.
The feeling is the former pair can actually prove their worth with supporters excited by how they performed in Manchester United's first competitive fixture of the season.
Jose Mourinho notoriously ends his affiliation with clubs within three years and as he enters his third season managing Manchester United there are serious questions over whether he will remain at Old Trafford beyond this season.
"I have been able to play more than 160 games right now, so what I have in my mind is to go for the 200 games and keep adding games for the club and for myself", he told Inside United. However, should Zidane contact the United hierarchy about becoming their manager, they will need to make a quick decision or risk losing the Frenchman to another Premier League club.