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Thomas Tuchel, Max Allegri, Julian Nagelsmann, Ralf Rangnick, Ralph Hasenhuttl and also Brendan Rodgers have all been linked with the Chelsea job if Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich sacks Chelsea boss Frank Lampard.
Chelsea have lost five of our last eight games and this has cast doubts over Lampard’s future at the club and whether he is the right man to lead Chelsea back to the top.
Lampard is expected to be given the next few matches to turn things around with the club’s top-four fading quickly but it has been claimed Abramovich could sack the Chelsea legend if results don’t improve.
According to Kaveh Solhekol, Sky Sports’ have received information that the job is between two managers, if Lampard is sacked.
He told The Transfer Show: “We were talking yesterday about Thomas Tuchel, Max Allegri, Julian Nagelsmann, Ralf Rangnick, Ralph Hasenhuttl and also Brendan Rodgers.
“What is interesting today is that Keith James, one of our chief news editors is telling us this evening that he is being told that if Chelsea were to dismiss Frank Lampard, they would then look to appoint either Thomas Tuchel or Julian Nagelsmann.
“Keith is telling us that those are Chelsea’s top two targets.
“Furthermore he is saying that Roman Abramovich will have to wait until the summer if he wants Julian Nagelsmann to be the next Chelsea manager.
“RB Leipzig of course second in the Bundesliga at the moment, they are playing Liverpool in the Champions League next month.
“According to Keith James, RB Leipzig have made it clear to Chelsea they will not let Nagelsmann go midway through the season.
“Chelsea do have relatively good relations with the Red Bull group, they signed Timo Werner from RB Leipzig and also Ethan Ampadu went on loan to them as well.”