Real boss Carlo Ancelotti is under real pressure at the Bernabeu, despite the fact that Los Blancos are currently six points clear at the top of La Liga.
Just like United, Real have been admirers of Pochettino for quite some time. The report also claims that, like Tottenham, Real failed in an attempt to prise the 49-year-old away from Paris last summer.
But Real president Florentino Perez is poised to launch another attempt to nab Pochettino in the summer once a deal for Mbappe is wrapped up.
That could force Manchester United into rethinking their plans for their current managerial vacancy.
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