MX23RW : Friday, March 5 03:34:21| >> :120:11650:11650:

Chelsea 'will be forced to wait for RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann'

Chelsea 'will be forced to wait for Julian Nagelsmann'
© Reuters
RB Leipzig are in no position to allow manager Julian Nagelsmann to depart for Chelsea midway through the Bundesliga season, according to a report.

Chelsea will supposedly be forced to wait until the summer before having the chance to land RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann as their next manager.

Having overseen five defeats from the Blues' last eight Premier League matches, the pressure continues to mount on club legend Frank Lampard, whose team are now battling for a top-four spot just weeks after being tipped as title contenders.

The former England midfielder is now the bookmakers' favourite to be the next Premier League manager to face the axe, although Chelsea are supposedly against the idea of sacking him now and bringing in a short-term replacement for the remainder of the season.

Furthermore, Sky Sports News claim that Leipzig are in no position to allow Nagelsmann to depart as he looks to lead the club to Bundesliga glory.

However, the report adds that Leipzig already have the 33-year-old's potential replacement lined up in the form of Jesse Marsch - who currently manages Red Bull Salzburg - so a change of scenery for Nagelsmann in the summer could be on the cards.

Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri and Thomas Tuchel - who was recently sacked from Paris Saint-Germain - are both said to be interested in the Stamford Bridge job as well.

ID:431569:cQx:QQ:

Next Chelsea manager - Click here for more stories

Click here for more stories about Julian Nagelsmann

Click here for more stories about Chelsea

Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Paris Saint-Germain PSG manager Thomas Tuchel pictured in November 2020
Read Next:
Chelsea begin talks with Thomas Tuchel?
>
Latest Sports Video
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27205256173965
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27149453322151
3Leicester CityLeicester27155746311550
4Chelsea27138642251747
5Everton2614483933646
6West Ham UnitedWest Ham2613674031945
7Liverpool27127847351243
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs26126842271542
9Aston Villa251231038271139
10Arsenal26114113427737
11Leeds UnitedLeeds26112134344-135
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2797112837-934
13Crystal Palace2797112943-1434
14Southampton2686123144-1330
15Burnley2778121935-1629
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton26511102633-726
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2675142744-1726
18Fulham27411122133-1223
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom2738162056-3617
20Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd2742211643-2714

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!