Chelsea is prepared to appoint an ex-player and it is not Frank Lampard as the club is set for a huge revamp at the Stamford Bridge this summer.
Petr Cech was recently appointed as technical director position which was vacated by Nigerian Micheal Emenalo in November 2017.
The Chelsea board is set to hire Claude Makelele who spent six seasons at the club from 2003-2008 and the Frenchman is convinced about the project.
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Makalele was a manager at Eupen but he is willing to quit the job with the Belgian team to reunite with his follow team and teammate in London.
Makelele has vast experience from a playing career that saw him star for Real Madrid and France, while he was on the coaching staff at Paris Saint-Germain and Swansea too.
The former Real Madrid defensive midfielder won five major trophies during his time at Chelsea, including their first two Premier League titles under Jose Mourinho in 2005 and 2006.
Chelsea is going through a number of changes in personnel following the exit of Maurizio Sarri and Lampard is tipped to replace the Italian who left for Juventus on Sunday.