Chelsea are reportedly making a move for Zinedine Zidane as replacement for Maurizio Sarri who is under threat of being sacked.
The threat faced by Sarri is coming after he suffered two terrible defeats. First was a 5-0 loss to Bournemouth and recently a 6-0 defeat to Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
After the City game, Sarri admitted that his job at Stamford Bridge was under threat.
According to The Sun UK, Sarri is running out of backers among the Stamford Bridge hierarchy.
The club has been having talks on who will replace him should they finally decide to sack him. One of those tipped for the job is former Chelsea player Frank Lampard who ruled a move out as he commits his future to Derby County.
Zinedine Zidane, who is currently free, has been tipped as the next manager fit enough to replace Sarri, haven won his third straight Champions League crown with Real Madrid.
EPL: Chelsea finally tell Real Madrid how much to pay for Hazard
Real Madrid will have to pay a huge amount to sign forward, Eden Hazard, away from Premier League giants, Chelsea this summer.
The Spanish giants are eyeing Hazard as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo, who after nine years, left the Santiago Bernabeu for Juventus in an £88million deal last summer.
According to Belgian outlet, HLN, Chelsea wants at least £98.5million for Hazard after rejecting Real Madrid’s opening offer for the 28-year-old.
Hazard is a huge admirer of Zidane as a coach and named the French legend as his idol growing up.
The Belgium international has so far refused to sign a new long-term deal with Chelsea as he enters the final 12 months of his current contract at Stamford Bridge.
FA Cup semi-final fixtures revealed [See full draw]
Manchester City will play Brighton and Hove Albion in the semi-final of the FA Cup.
City came from two goals down to defeat Swansea City in the quarter-final on Saturday, while Brighton needed extra time to see off Millwall today.
Watford face Wolverhampton Wanderers, who eliminated Manchester United yesterday.
The games will take place over the weekend of April 6.
Both fixtures will be played at Wembley Stadium.
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