Jose Mourinho move closer to the AXE on Saturday as Chelsea suffered yet another defeat. Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has already initiated talks with a host of potential replacements and a decision is set to be made during the international break.
Roman Abramovich’s prime candidates to replace Jose Mourinho are Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone and the two coaches will not be available until next summer. If so, Chelsea may appoint an interim manager until the end of the season.
Former Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti and the Dutch boss Guus Hiddink leading the race according to the sources; both the managers had a spell with Chelsea before.
There are reports suggesting that former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is also in the running, Roberto Di Matteo, who brought Chelsea their only Champions League title during his tenure as interim coach is also in the list.
Mourinho was absent on Saturday after he was given a one match Stadium ban for his indecent actions at West Ham, while his team battle it out for 3 points against Stoke City, yet his players still failed him as he watched the doom coming his way from a local hotel.
Jose Mourinho has already created a bad record for Chelsea, ‘the first manager under the reign of Roman Abramovich to loose three games consecutively’ and now he has lost Seven (7)games from twelve(12) this season with 11 points.
Sources in London claims that a plan of Mourinho’s replacement is ongoing an they already have a Shortlist of three managers who could step in at Stamford Bridge as soon as Mourinho is AXED.