Sources have told ESPN FC that United will look to appoint a technical director to bridge the gap between Woodward and Mourinho but Van der Sar, who played at Old Trafford from 2005 and 2011, says he is happy in his current role as CEO at first club Ajax.
"He should be there, but he is doing magic with that other club".
Much of the talk has centred around his reportedly uneasy relationship with Mourinho, which came into sharper focus after the tournament in Russian Federation.
It was 20 past midnight in the Allianz Arena when Paul Pogba left the France dressing room and walked past the small group of journalists waiting to speak to the Manchester United midfielder following the world champions' 0-0 draw against Germany in Munich. A job easier said than done, but one that surely must be the ultimate aim for United.More news: Novak Djokovic joins calls for action to end 'sauna'
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The boss and the player seem to have gotten their worries behind them, and have settled last seasons's tension already.
Asked about his future, French great Zidane told TVE: "I am sure that I will coach again before long".
Pogba has played four matches this season for United, scoring twice. I would enjoy it.
Less than 24 hours earlier, however, the 25-year-old had also spoken about the same issue, claiming: "I'm playing there [United] at the moment, but who knows what will happen in the near future?" "A good man. A good leader".