Frank Lampard is below strain and the most recent odds on who might succeed him as Chelsea supervisor make Thomas Tuchel favourite with Max Allegri and Brendan Rodgers additionally contenders, studies Max Liu…
“The club’s hierarchy are reportedly willing to give Lampard time to turn things around but they are concerned and are said to have a list of potential successors.”
Thomas Tuchel is the favourite to be Chelsea’s subsequent everlasting supervisor if the Stamford Bridge membership sack struggling boss Frank Lampard.
The Blues are eighth within the desk, having gained simply as soon as in eight matches. Earlier this season they went 17 video games unbeaten however they’ve since slumped to three defeats of their final 5, together with Sunday’s 3-1 reverse in opposition to Manchester City.
The membership’s hierarchy are reportedly keen to give Lampard time to flip issues round however they’re involved and are mentioned to have a record of potential successors.
Is Tuchel, who left PSG in December, high of it? You’d suppose so from trying on the market the place he is 2/1. The German is barely 5 years older than Lampard however has held 4 earlier jobs, together with on the Parisian membership which he took the Champions League last final season.
Also believed to be competition is Max Allegri 3/1 who gained 5 Serie A titles with Juventus. He’s been out of labor since leaving the Italian giants in 2019 and is reportedly eager to return to work.
Of the Premier League managers, Brendan Rodgers is the main candidate at 6/1. His Leicester aspect sit above the Blues within the desk however, having labored at Stamford Bridge below Jose Mourinho, could possibly be tempted again.
Ralph Hassenhutl 12/1 is doing nice work at Southampton – one of many shock packages of the season to this point – and could possibly be an outsider for the job.
And what about Rafael Benitez at 14/1? The Spaniard, who’s at the moment in cost at Dalian Professional in China, stepped in on the Bridge in 2013 and loved a profitable reign as interim boss, profitable the Europa League, though the followers by no means fairly took to the Spaniard.