According to reports, Chelsea will choose who will be the club’s next permanent manager in the coming days.
According to The Athletic, the hunt for who will lead the team next season will be completed this week.
In recent weeks, it has been suggested that Mauricio Pochettino is the obvious frontrunner for the post after several other contenders have dropped out.
Both Julian Nagelsmann and Luis Enrique were initially considered for the part, but both dropped out for personal reasons.
This opened the way for the Argentine to lead a shortlist that allegedly included Burnley manager Vincent Kompany.
After signing a new deal with Burnley, the freshly promoted Belgian will be a visiting manager at Stamford Bridge next season.
Chelsea will name a new manager this week.
Supporters had been expecting an announcement recently to provide some optimism ahead of next season in what is now a difficult time to be a fan.
Frank Lampard’s brief tenure as manager has not gone as planned, with the team starting the season with six consecutive losses.
The Blues did manage a win over Bournemouth at the weekend, as some of the players try to persuade the next manager that they should be a part of his plans.
Noni Madueke, who has had consecutive outstanding games against Arsenal and the Cherries, is one player who is thriving at this right now.
Lampard will be thinking about the England U21 international throughout the rest of the season.