Zinedine Zidane wants the Chelsea job if they match his terms and ambition.
The French legend is keen to talk seriously about taking over as boss and turn the Blues into contenders again at home and abroad with a £200m transfer kitty.
If he were to succeed under-pressure Maurizio Sarri, Zidane has a three-part wishlist: New bumper deal for superstar playmaker Eden Hazard, keeping the Belgian to build a team around as well as £200m to improve the squad — more if he sells players who are currently at Stamford Bridge but are out of favour.
Thirdly, he wants a major say in recruitment alongside Blues director Marina Granovskaia.
SunSport revealed, last week, that Chelsea’s top brass wanted Zidane, who has won the Champions League three times as manager and once as a player at Real Madrid.
Sarri remains in charge for now and has some huge games coming up — starting with Manchester United at home in the FA Cup fifth round tonight.
The Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday also feels like a defining moment.
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