To make issues worse for Zidane, his marquee summer season signing Eden Hazard struggled to make an influence whereas Madrid failed to register a shot on track towards PSG.
According to The Sun, Perez is prepared to give Mourinho a second stint on the Santiago Bernabeu and the Madrid president feels that the previous Manchester United boss ‘is the only man to get the club back on an even keel’.
Mourinho, in the meantime, is open to returning to Madrid and felt he was a robust contender to get the job after Santiago Solari was sacked in March.
But a number of gamers within the Madrid dressing room, together with captain Sergio Ramos, have been towards the Portuguese coming again to the Bernabeu and Perez opted to re-appoint Zidane as a substitute.
Mourinho spent three years at Madrid throughout his first spell and gained the La Liga title in 2012.
And talking to Portuguese TV station channel 11 final week, Mourinho spoke fondly of his time within the Spanish capital.
‘Real Madrid was my best experience because of what I learned as a coach, as a man, because of the lessons I took in my career and in my life,’ he mentioned.
‘It is the best memory of my career, it was fantastic.’
The 56-year-old has been out of administration since he was sacked by Manchester United final December.