Paul Clement is the early frontrunner for the Reading job.
The Royals sacked Jaap Stam as manager on Wednesday after a run of only one win in 18 Championship video games.
Former Manchester United star Stam led the membership to the Championship play-off closing final season – his first in cost.
However, having misplaced on penalties to Huddersfield at Wembley, Stam has failed to take care of these lofty heights this time period and was axed with Studying in critical relegation hassle.
Studying chief govt Ron Gourlay has been tasked with appointing a brand new man and desires it finished shortly because the membership look to maneuver away from hazard.
And Gourlay is known to be an admirer of Clement, having labored with the 46-year-old when he was CEO of Chelsea.
Each spells proved to be short-lived, along with his newest job – at Swansea – ending after 11 months with the membership backside of the Premier League.
However Clement stays decided to construct a managerial profession and Gourlay might now give him one other likelihood at Studying.