5 Likely replacements for Jose Mourinho

Arguably one of the best coaches in Europe and the Premier League, Jose Mourinho’s return to the Premier League might just be cut short  this weekend.

His tactical blunders reduced Chelsea to the bottom of the table and the a struggling team. Although, it was never envisaged at the beginning of the season that the two time Champions League winner will be facing such difficulty, Mourinho’s inability to turn Chelsea’s season around has been shocking.

With his perceived sacked imminent, we look at five managers that can take pick up t batten from the under-fire Jose Mourinho.

Antonio Conte

Former Juvetus and current Italian coach, Conte is fondly remembered for winning the Scudetto three times in a row with Juventus.

News emerged that he has refused to extend his existing contract with the Azzurri’s and that fuelled speculations that he might be heading to Stamford Bridge. It will be interesting to see the gentle Italian at the helm of Chelsea’s affairs.

Pep Guardiola

Arguably the most tactically informed coach in the world, Pep Guardiola will not coach Bayern Munich beyond 2017 and he has openly admitted his love for the Premier league.

Given the fact that he has refused to also extend his contract with Chelsea, he can be lured to Stamford Bridge to coach Chelsea. However, Chelsea will have to be bullish if they must sign him as he is also being coveted by Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City.

While with Barcelona, Guardiola won all the available trophies for the Catalan club.

Carlo Ancelotti

The former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss could stage a second coming to the Premier League. He mutually with Real Madrid left the Santiago after handing them their obsession (la Decima) and has being without a job this summer.

With his experience and pedigree, he can save Chelsea from their horrendous season.

Fabio Capello

Three days ago, Fabio Capello hinted that he is keen on managing Chelsea, per the Metro. Although, he was relatively unsuccessful when he coached England, he has said that he wants the Chelsea job.

“Is my future at Chelsea? Well, why not? At this moment, I’m still in Russia, in Moscow,’ he said.

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