Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has put together his shortlist of candidates to succeed interim manager Rafa Benitez.

The Daily Express says Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho tops the list.

It also includes Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini and Everton chief David Moyes, while Swansea's Michael Laudrup is under consideration along with former Chelsea heroes Gus Poyet and Gianfranco Zola, in charge at Brighton and Watford respectively.