Zinedine Zidane is undergoing talks with Chelsea’s hierarchy in a bid to take over at the club after strings of uninspiring results lately.
The Board are very concerned about the team’s recent performances and results the most recent of which was a home defeat to Manchester United that knocked them out of the FA Cup.
It is also understood Chelsea are considering appointing assistant manager Gianfranco Zola as caretaker boss until the end of the season if they decide to part company with Sarri.
Zidane has not been in a job since he left Real Madrid at the end of last season after winning a third consecutive Champions League trophy.
Another option for the blues is Former midfielder, Frank Lampard who took his first steps into football management with Championship club Derby at the start of the season and has taken the team to within two points off the play-off places.