Roma director general Franco Baldini has confirmed Laurent Blanc “is on the short list of names for next season,” but won’t be called in this term.
The club sacked Zdenek Zeman on Saturday and promoted technical coach Aurelio Andreazzoli to the main role as caretaker.
It is unclear whether Andreazzoli will be on the bench until the end of the season, but Baldini’s comments to Radio Monte Carlo suggested as much.
“We have opted for an internal solution,” he said. “Laurent Blanc? He is on the short list of names for next season.
“I appreciate Laurent Blanc. It’s another matter for next year and he is on the list with the names of other Coaches.”