Six managers who could succeed Guus Hiddink at Chelsea

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Updated: January 29, 2016

Since taking the managerial reigns from Jose Mourinho in December, Guus Hiddink has provided the ship-steadying influence Chelsea desperately needed.

The Blues may still be languishing in the bottom half of the Premier League table, in 13th place to be precise, but they’re yet to lose a game under the Dutchman and last weekend secured a vital 1-0 win over title challengers Arsenal.

But hired on an interim basis and already 69 years of age, Uncle Guus – as he’s known affectionately in Australia – isn’t really a long-term option for the west London club.

So the question on the lips of every Chelsea fan at the moment is quite simply; who will be placed in the Stamford Bridge hot seat once Hiddink’s tenure comes to an end?

We’re still a good five or six months away from finding out, but talks behind closed doors are undoubtedly going on already. With that in mind, Football FanCast are running the rule over the SIX leading candidates…