Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich still retains hope of prising a big name away from the Spanish Liga to take charge of his team next season. The Daily Express says Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola and former Blues' boss Jose Mourinho, of Real Madrid, remain the top targets, but technical director Michael Emenalo is working hard to devise a Plan B for owner Abramovich.

And that includes seriously considering current caretaker manager Roberto di Matteo.