Speaking to talkSPORT, Ramon Calderon claimed that Florentino Perez has been in contact with the bookies' favourite a number of times in the past, and that could mean something in his latest search for a manager.
"I take it naturally, it does not affect me at all, I am involved in a spectacular project where the motivation is tremendous", Pochettino told Spanish sports daily AS.
" This is the right moment for everyone, it might seem a bit unusual, but it had to be done for the good of everyone, the players, the club, and myself".
Zidane denied that his decision to leave was in any way linked to uncertainty over Cristiano Ronaldo's future at the club, and he avoided a question about what type of changes were needed within the squad ahead of next season.
"I know that he [Wenger] was offered that position many times by the current president".
As part of United, Ronaldo had won three titles and the Champions League before he joined the Spanish team in 2009.
He has been in charge of Germany since 2006 and led them to World Cup glory four years ago.
"The most important thing is to explain day by day that life is very short and we need to spend the day thinking and enjoying life". One can't be prepared for something like this.
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Zidane was hired in January 2016, his first major coaching job.
We say brief, but two and half years at Real Madrid is good going, with their notoriously impatient fans demanding constant success.
"But I think if they offer Spurs £50m and he wanted to go, stranger things have happened in football".
"Zidane's legacy will be hard to improve upon", Casillas said in AS.
"This is a attractive moment as we have just won a third straight Champions League and I have now reflected and made this decision".
"Like I told the president it could be a "see you soon" because Madrid has given me everything", Zidane added. After doing three years, it's the right decision.
In coaching terms Klopp's CV stands up to scrutiny: tactics, man management and unfettered enthusiasm for the game and his players are among his biggest attributes. I'm not looking for another team.