Antonio Conte’s future at Stamford Bridge remains uncertain and beating Manchester United in the FA Cup final on Saturday may not be enough to spare him from being sacked.
Maurizio Sarri and Luis Enrique have been the two major managers that have been linked with the Blues, and now Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is being linked the Chelsea hot seat.
According to The Sun, Abramovich has already identified Pochettino as Conte’s successor and the Spurs manager is aware of the interest
The Tottenham boss is also set for talks with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy as he wants the club to change its approach this summer in order to compete next season.
The Tottenham manager is understood to be willing to offload Mousa Dembele, Danny Rose and Toby Alderweireld and wants to improve his squad with a £150 million transfer budget. Pochettino also wants his key players, namely Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen, to be offered new contracts.
However, chelsea fans are split on Pochettino being the manager at the club.