Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola is set to continue his management career in the Middle East.

Zola hasn't been involved in club football since his dismissal by West Ham United last season.

The People says Zola has emerged as the No.1 target for Dubai-based Al-Ahli, after the Arab club sacked David O'Leary.

The former Chelsea striker and West Ham boss heads a list of top foreign coaches being targeted by Al-Ahli.

Ex-Leeds and Aston Villa boss O'Leary was sacked last week, just eight months into his contract.

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