Former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has arrived in London with his representative to discuss the possibility of managing Chelsea, according to reports. Enrique is said to be “100% keen” on the job, which has also been linked to RB Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann. It is understood that talks with Nagelsmann will continue, as Chelsea seek to appoint a new manager ahead of the 2023-24 season.
who previously managed the Spanish national team, AS Roma, and Celta Vigo, is believed to be a serious contender for the Chelsea job. The 51-year-old is known for his tactical acumen and his ability to get the best out of his players.
However, Chelsea are also said to be keeping their options open, with Nagelsmann still considered the favourite candidate. The German coach, who is just 35 years old, has impressed during his time at RB Leipzig and has been linked with a number of top clubs across Europe.
It remains to be seen who Chelsea will ultimately choose to replace Thomas Tuchel, who left the club at the end of the 2022-23 season. The Blues finished third in the Premier League and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League under Tuchel, but are now looking for a new manager to take them to the next level.