Carlo Ancelotti Italian coach primed to replace Jose Mourinho

Chelsea have lost five English Premier League games out of 10 which has put Mourinho under pressure at the club

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  play Carlo Ancelotti is reportedly interested in a return to Chelsea (Omnisports)
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Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti is primed to return to the club to replace Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea have lost five English Premier League games out of 10 which has put Mourinho under pressure at the club.  

Roman Abramovich has come out to back the manager, stating that he trusts the Portuguese coach to bring Chelsea back to winning ways.

Read: Jose Mourinho wants to be sacked and other things we learnt from EPL matchday 10

  play Jose Mourinho will be fired if he doesn't win his next two games (Action Images via Reuters / Tony O'Brien Livepic)


But after the latest defeat-1-2 loss to West Ham- Chelsea are said to be reviewing Mourinho’s position  who has been reportedly given one week to save his job.

Mourinho has been told that he must win his next two games- Capital One Cup clash versus Stoke and the home league clash with Liverpool- to avoid getting sack.

Read: Jose Mourinho pushes manager who tried to film him

The Chelsea hierarchy have also reviewed the £30million which his contract states must be paid to him if he gets sacked.

  play Ancelotti spent two season at Chelsea winning the double in his first year (Daily Mail)


Ancelotti who coached Chelsea from 2009 to 2011 is reported to be interested in replace Mourinho if he gets the sack.

The Italian manager is top on the list of Chelsea’s list of available managers who could replace Mourinho.

  play Guus Hiddink, who won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 2009 during a three-month spell at Stamford Bridge, could return to the club (Andy Hooper/ Daily Mail)


Top managers reports understand are not interested in the Chelsea job out of concern for the pressure that comes from the club.

Read: Chelsea fined £25, 000 by FA

Another former Chelsea manager, Guss Hiddink could also be a short-term option.

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