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Chelsea will turn to Zola if Sarri sacked

February 12,2019

Chelsea will turn to Zola if Sarri sacked

Chelsea will turn to Gianfranco Zola if manager Maurizio Sarri is sacked.

Sportmediaset says the Blues are considering axing Maurizio Sarri - and giving assistant Zola the job on a caretaker basis for the rest of the season.

Former Napoli boss Sarri is yet to find out if he will be fired.

Chelsea were thrashed 6-0 at Manchester City on Sunday and their chances of Champions League football look slim with the team in poor form - and their rivals coming on strong.

Zola could steady the ship until the end of the season before a big name appointment is made.

Chelsea have history when it comes to putting former players in charge in a caretaker capacity.

Roberto Di Matteo took over on an interim basis seven years ago and famously guided the club to a historic European Cup triumph in 2012.

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