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‘Concrete Possibility’ Chelsea Enter Talks With League Winning Manager

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Enzo Maresca has emerged as a serious candidate to take charge at Chelsea ahead of the next season. The Blues have intensified their search to find a new manager to replace Mauricio Pochettino.

Chelsea Eyeing Move for League-Winning Manager

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Maresca worked as an assistant manager for three years before getting his first job as a head coach in May 2021. However, his spell at Parma lasted only six months as he returned to Manchester City to work as Pep Guardiola’s assistant.

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Last summer, Maresca accepted Leicester City’s offer to make another attempt at securing a manager job. Under his stewardship, the Foxes won the Championship title, returning to the Premier League a year after their surprise relegation.

Leicester’s impressive run has directed attention toward their promising head coach, who could land a high-profile job as soon as this summer.

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Maresca’s name has been mentioned as one of Chelsea’s five primary targets to replace Mauricio Pochettino. A new report from Fabrizio Romano claims the Leicester boss is “very interested” in taking charge at Stamford Bridge ahead of the next season.

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Romano believes hiring Maresca is a concrete possibility for Chelsea, while another report from Evening Standard has claimed the Blues are already in talks with the 44-year-old manager. However, the Blues are expected to take their time and assess their options for the vacant managerial job amid competition from other elite sides.

Other Targets

Rumours about Roberto De Zerbi and Ruben Amorim have cooled down in recent weeks, despite earlier reports claiming the pair were the main candidates to take the reins at Chelsea.

Meanwhile, Kieran McKennaThomas FrankMichel, and Sebastian Hoeness have emerged as the club’s preferred options alongside Maresca.

However, Chelsea might have to compete against Manchester United and Brighton to land their new manager, as all three sides appear to be targeting the same group of coaches. The Red Devils are linked with a move for Frank, while Brighton appear confident in their pursuit of McKenna.


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