Chelsea considering appointing former Liverpool midfielder as new manager in shock decision: report

Chelsea during the FA Women's Continental Tyres League Cup Final match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Selhurst Park on March 05, 2023 in London, England.
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Chelsea are currently finalising their shortlist of managers to take over full-time from Graham Potter in the dugout at Stamford Bridge after sacking the 47-year-old on Sunday night. 

While Frank Lampard will take charge of the Blues on an interim basis until the end of the season, the hierarchy at Stamford Bridge are beginning to step up their negotiations with potential candidates, and a former Liverpool midfielder has emerged as a surprise contender. 

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Ryan Dabbs
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Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future.