Is Sparky Chelsea Bound?!?!
The odds of Blackburn Rovers manager Mark Hughes becoming the new Chelsea one have been dramatically slashed with him now right up with the favourites to take over from Avram Grant.
Both Hughes and Rovers have been very silent on such thoughts, with it understood that Rovers will ONLY comment if Chelsea make an official approach, but more and more people are starting to think that maybe Sparky feels the time is right for a new challenge and is willing, if not actually WANTING the job??? A growing number of Chelsea fans also want their former star to return as their manager, with it is also thought that Sparky has quite a following within key personnel at Stamford Bridge Boardroom level.
My early thoughts of being confident that Sparky wouldn't be taking over at Chelsea are starting to change slightly now, with me beginning to think more and more that he might actually quite like the chance to be given the job and I am starting to think that he is waiting for the phone call, and would be willing to take it?!?! Their instant success policy would put extra pressure on him, as he would need to instantly delivery a trophy (or more!) or he would be out the door, so a more glamorous name, a name with a more trophy littered career as a manager could still be preferred? Some people believe that Sparky DID actually want the Newcastle United job and was waiting for their telephone call, but it never came.
All that we can do is hope that the phone call does not come through from Roman Abramovich (or a representative) to John Williams requesting official permission to speak to Sparky, as this could be a call that sees him walk away from Ewood Park, and the consequences of this could be disastrous as who knows who might then follow him through the exit gates?!?!
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