Chelsea fans are currently waiting patiently to see who the next manager will be following Maurizio Sarri’s move to Juventus.
Blues legend and Derby County boss Frank Lampard has been frequently linked with the vacant role at Stamford Bridge, with the Evening Standard reporting he could be appointed at Chelsea this week on a three-year contract.
The players will be keen to see who is next through the entrance door and it could give many a chance for a fresh start.
Sarri imposed his possession-based style to decent effect during his year in West London, but has now returned to Serie A with Italian giants Juventus.
His exit could have an impact on several Blues players and perhaps none more so than central midfielder Jorginho.
The 27-year-old was the marquee signing made by Sarri last summer and he’s on a £110,000-a-week contract (Spotrac).
He slotted in as the deep-lying midfielder in Chelsea’s system last season, which was built largely around him getting on the ball and spraying passes all over the park.
After some mixed reviews at the start, he did adapt well during the campaign and started to have his influence on the team as a deep-lying playmaker.
But it would be no surprise to see the next manager rip up Sarri’s system and restore N’Golo Kante to the deeper midfield role.
Kante is regarded by many as the best defensive midfielder in the world right now and he may ditch the box-to-box role to be back in his preferred position.
It will be intriguing to see how Jorginho adapts if that does happen and whether he could play alongside Kante.