He went onto label the display as "disgraceful" and that did not go down well with Sergio Ramos, who then hit back with a rant of his own.
Zidane still lives in Madrid and would be open to return in the summer.
Mourinho has seen his managerial career slip over the past four years during his time in the Premier League.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and club president Florentino Perez have agreed to clear the air after the pair were engaged in a heated argument following Tuesday's Champions League loss to Ajax, say reports in the Spanish press.
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But Ramos is alleged to have held what could perhaps be described as crisis talks the following day, calling a players meeting from which coach Santiago Solari was apparently excluded.
"There is the option of bringing in Mourinho now, but to me there is no point".
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"The first option for the president has always, always been Mourinho", Calderon said.
Goal also add that those high up in the Madrid food chain were utterly dismayed at the team and Solari after their defeat to Ajax.
Any hopes of his being a Zidane-esque appointment were quickly vanquished however, as Madrid veered from disappointing performance to disappointing performance.