Julian Nagelsmann has been identified as the new favourite for the Chelsea job after Graham Potter’s departure.
The former Brighton manager was shown the door on Sunday following his side’s devastating 2-0 loss to Aston Villa on Saturday.
Although the announcement was just made, a potential replacement has already been identified, Julian Nagelsmann who himself was sacked only days ago from Bayern Munich.
🚨🔵 Julian Nagelsmann is the favorite candidate to replace Graham Potter as new Chelsea head coach, as reported yesterday. #CFC
Nagelsmann was mentioned yesterday during internal discussions — Julian is considered a talented coach.
Talks are ongoing to make best decision. pic.twitter.com/Y2QmqvoBTS
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) April 2, 2023
Despite only being 35, the German manager has already built a great reputation in the Bundesliga, first with RB Leipzig and then with Bayern Munich.
Although he was sacked, Bayern was still at the top of the Bundesliga and competing in the Champions League.