Lazio face Serie A competition for Chelsea boss Roberto di Matteo. Di Matteo is expected to be shown the door by Chelsea in the coming days, despite winning a Champions League and FA Cup Double.

Lazio president Claudio Lotito would love to name Di Matteo as new coach after Edy Reja's departure.

However, Tuttosport says Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has flown to London, sparking speculation he is seeking talks with Di Matteo as doubts persist over the future of Walter Mazzarri.

De Laurentiis has put a scheduled meeting with Mazzarri on-hold so to learn of Di Matteo's situation.