Chelsea fans here in the Tavern are desperate for their side to bring in a new manager in the summer, as Antonio Conte’s future continues to be surrounded with doubt.
The Blues look set to miss out on Champions League football once again in the current campaign, as Antonio Conte continues to lean towards a summer exit. Although, Chelsea did receive a boost in their search for a possible replacement, as according to Sun Sport, a dressing-room source at Monaco has told friends that head coach Leonardo Jardim will be on his way at the end of the season.
Indeed, it’s understood that a dressing-room source at Monaco has told friends that head coach Leonardo Jardim will be on his way at the end of the season. And, this is great news for Chelsea as it’s believed that Jardim is on their shortlist, with Antonio Conte’s future looking less than certain.
Interestingly, it doesn’t look as if money will be an issue, as Monaco are believed to have inserted a release clause of 7.5m Euros (£6.6m) in Jardim’s improved contract. But, Arsenal are also thought to be interested, with Arsene Wenger set to leave the Emirates at the end of the season.
The Blues would be welcoming one of the most impressive managers in the whole of world football to Stamford Bridge if they can manage to land him, as he has enjoyed four successful seasons in the Ligue 1, where he managed to guide Monaco to the French title and to the Champions League semi-finals.
Chelsea will be desperate to welcome a manager like Jardim to Stamford Bridge in the summer, as he has ensured progression at his current club and has even beaten world giants Paris Saint-Germain to the French title. So, the Blues can expect silverware and success if they manage to land the Venezuelan at the end of the season, as many of our local residents are beginning to get excited.
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