Reliable sources at Chelsea have confirmed that the club is exploring options over who will replace the Italian coach Antonio Conte next season.
A lot of coaching names like Luis Enrique, Massimiliano Allegri and Thomas Tuchel have been mentioned as likely candidate to take over the helm of affairs at Stamford Bridge next season.
According to Yahoo Sport’s Duncan Castles, AS Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim’s availability has been inquired by Chelsea.
Leonardo Jardim has done an incredible job as the French club’s coach, winning Ligue 1 last season and reaching the Champions League semi-finals with a youthful squad containing the likes of now Blues midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko.
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The Venezuelan’s contract at Monaco expires in 2020 and it includes a €7.5m release clause. Currently, Monaco is not having a fantastic season.
They were dumped out of the Champions League in an unceremonious manner but the club’s hierarchy have remained faithful to Jardim and it may be extremely difficult for Chelsea to break such a great relationship.