After a run of mediocre results that sees the West London side rank 9th on the premier league log, Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, is poised to be sacked on Monday.
Following losses to Everton, Wolves, Manchester City and Leicester, Lampard has been under pressure lately.
The mood at the club was further dampened by a draw to Aston Villa, making his stay at Stamford bridge an uncertainty
According to UK media reports, the Chelsea players were asked not to report until Monday afternoon to the training ground.
The confirmation of his sack could come as early as Monday afternoon as the club takes decisive action to appoint his successor to put the club back to winning ways.
Despite a 3-1 victory over Championship side Luton FC in the FA
Cup fourth round on Sunday, there appears to be no reprieve for the 42-year-old.
Thomas Tuchel, who was sacked as Paris Saint-Germain manager in December, Brendan Rodgers, present Leicester city boss, who had an
impressive showing with his side sitting 3rd on the EPL log, are among the favorites to replace the Chelsea legend.
Max Allegri, the former Juventus manager, has
also been tipped to be a possible successor.