Zidane has been out of a job since leaving Real Madrid at the start of the season.
He said he had received a text message from a senior board member, believed to be the club's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, before kick-off on Saturday telling him to ignore reports that the axe was set to fall regardless of the result against Newcastle.
Paul Pogba has seen his working relationship with Mourinho dominate the headlines, while club captain Antonio Valencia is now paying the price for liking a social media post calling for his manager's head.
The home side battled from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Old Trafford and alleviate some of the pressure on manager Jose Mourinho.
"Today, I think it's an awesome feeling for him to score the winning goal in a comeback".
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While many have pointed fingers at Pogba and his performances in recent months, speaking on Match of the Day on Saturday night, Arsenal legend Ian Wright was quick to point out how integral the World Cup victor was to the United performance.
"If you score once you can score a few goals in some minutes; I've seen Manchester United doing that a lot of times over the years and today we did it". Six minutes later, Anthony Martial cut inside after swapping passes with Paul Pogba to equalise with a venomous low shot. Even all the players commit mistakes that are not.
"We did so well for 70 minutes so it's a pity", said his opposite number Rafa Benitez.
"Mourinho wasn't allowed to replace them in the summer".
Mourinho is subsequently expected to be in charge of United's visit to Chelsea after the worldwide break.
Sanchez's victor also saw United supporters, who had been muted in their backing for Mourinho to that point, sing his name out loud around Old Trafford.
And history suggests United are more likely to part with the 55-year-old when Champions League football becomes mathematically impossible.