Nothing beat turning up to school only to find a substitute teacher taking your lesson.
Everything would turn to chaos, you could lie about not having homework and pretend you always watch Zinedine Zidane highlight videos in biology.
Well Chelsea’s players could be in with a treat, with Antonio Conte set to be replaced by a caretaker manager if he can’t turn around the club’s fortunes, according to The Times.
But for once it won’t be Guus Hiddink saving the day.
Instead Chelsea will reportedly turn to Marco Silva, who was sacked by Watford last month.
The 40-year-old is said to be admired by Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia despite his struggles of late.
Silva impressed in his first role in England with Hull although he wasn’t able to keep the club in the Premier League.
A good start to life at Watford was interrupted by interest from Everton, who were willing to pay around £10million to take him to Merseyside.
Watford held strong but are probably regretting not taking the money, given Silva went on to take just five points from the following ten Premier League games before getting the sack.
Silva’s case is strengthened by the fact he’s reportedly willing to take the role mid-season, unlike leading candidate Luis Enrique.
He got Oumar Niasse scoring when that looked like and impossible task, so who’s to say he’s not the man to get Tiemoue Bakayoko back to top form?
That really would be worth a six-year contract.
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