Jose Mourinho’s future as Chelsea manager is in suspense over his failure to lift the team out of their alarming slump, according to British press reports on Wednesday.
The Daily Mail said that the Chelsea board was due to meet to discuss Mourinho’s position on Wednesday, while the Daily Telegraph claimed the club’s hierarchy was drawing up a list of potential replacements.
Premier League champions last season, Chelsea are currently just a point above the relegation zone after losing nine of their 16 matches to date. They have, however, reached the Champions League last 16.
Reports suggest it would cost Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich between £10 million ($15 million, 13.7 million euros) and £40 million to sack Mourinho for a second time, having previously dismissed the Portuguese in 2007. Read more