Chelsea are edging closer to appoint former PSG manager Laurent Blanc after facing several problems in advanced talks with Maurizio Sarri, according to reports in England.
It is understood also Slavisa Jokanovic, who’s going to meet Fulham board in the next few weeks, remains a potential target to take over from Antonio Conte. The Italian boss is still in charge at the club, however is expected to be leaving the club soon.
Chelsea reportedly made Blanc their 2nd target to get the managerial job at Stamford Bridge.
Laurent Blanc, who previously played as a footballer with Manchester United, has not managed any football team since leaving Paris Saint-Germain in 2016.
Sarri’s future and potential appointment at Chelsea remains in limbo and reports in Italy believes a move is near to collapse after Chelsea told Maurizio Sarri they will not pay Napoli release clause.