Chelsea are in the market to get a capable replacement for their erstwhile Technical Director Michael Emenalo.

One individual the club is reportedly considering is one of their legends, Gianfranco Zola.

Emenalo surprisingly stepped down from his position earlier this week after six years on the job, catching owner Roman Abramovich by surprise.

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Frank Lampard and Andrea Pirlo have both been linked with the role but, according to The Sun, there is another legendary player in the mix as Zola is being considered by Blues chiefs.

Zola spent seven years with the Blues during his playing career and has previously been voted the club's greatest ever player in a fan poll.

The report suggests that the Italian has been targeted as the ideal candidate as he can cool growing tensions between boss Antonio Conte and director, Marina Granovskaia.

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