He’d create fireworks – Gallas reveals the manager he wants back at Chelsea

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Former Chelsea defender William Gallas has said he’s keen for another top manager to come to the Premier League.

Mauricio Pochettino’s future at Chelsea is uncertain, amid a poor season at Chelsea.

William Gallas has said there’ll be a shortage of top managers in the Premier League when Jurgen Klopp departs, and has backed Jose Mourinho to return.

According to Gallas, Jose Mourinho will bring fireworks back to Stamford Bridge and the Premier League.

“I really hope that there is an opportunity for Jose Mourinho to come back and manage another big club in the Premier League next season,” Gallas told Gambling Zone.

“He has to do something because he is a special manager. I want to see him coaching again. I would love to see him back in the Premier League managing one big club.

“The Premier League is about to lose Jurgen Klopp. Next season, the only big, big managers in the league will be Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta, and Mikel hasn’t won the league yet.

“There is room for another prestigious manager to come in and compete with those two and I think that Jose Mourinho could be the man to do it. We need one more big manager in the Premier League.

“If Mourinho came back, it would be good for the Premier League and it would be exciting. I think everyone would be excited by the prospect of seeing Mourinho pitting his wits against Pep Guardiola and Mikel Arteta – something would happen. There would be fireworks.”

Asked if he saw any potential opportunities for Mourinho, he added: “That is a good question. I actually think the best club for him would be to come back to Chelsea. That would be the best possible option for Mourinho.

“The best thing for Mourinho would be to return to Chelsea. The question is, if he comes back to Chelsea, he will need players with a different mentality and players with more quality than Chelsea currently have. He asks a lot of his players – he demands a lot – and that can be a problem for some players that don’t have the quality to give him what he needs.”