Julian Nagelsmann prepared to take over at Chelsea immediately following ‘positive talks’ with Blues
Posted by  badge Boss on Apr 05
The former Bayern boss is keen on the Premier League (Picture: Getty)

is ready to take over at immediately following positive talks with the Premier League side.

The German coach, who was relieved of his duties at at the end of March, is among those in contention to replace at Stamford Bridge.

with the two considered the early favourites for the job.

It was thought that before committing to a new project.

However, now report he would be ready to take over immediately.

Talks between Chelsea and Nagelsmann’s representatives are ‘ongoing and positive’.

Were the club to move forward in negotiations, the Blues would be required to pay compensation to bring him to west London as he is still contractually bound to the German champions, despite removing him as head coach.

Potter was dismissed on Sunday night (Picture: Getty)

Nagelsmann sees managing in the Premier League as a natural next step in his career and is also wanted by Tottenham following the departure of Antonio Conte.

Mauricio Pochettino, Roberto di Zerbi and Rúben Amorim are also among the names Chelsea have been keen to interview for the vacant role.

However, and remains committed to the project at the AMEX Stadium.

The Italian, who replaced Graham Potter at Brighton in September, has no intention of abandoning ship at this stage of the season with the Seagulls sixth in the Premier League having also booked their place in the FA Cup semi-finals.

at the Portuguese club.

The 38-year-old, who has a release clause of around €10 million (£8.7m) in his deal with Sporting, says he is ‘very happy’ at the Portuguese club and has no desire to leave.

‘The main factor is because I really like being here. And then, I’ve seen many coaches move to other leagues and not be happier,’ Amorim said on Tuesday.

‘‘It sounds a bit cliche, but I think it’s an important factor in the decision [to be happy]. And I’m not looking for anything.’


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