Former Spanish international Luis Enrique has emerged as a surprise contender for the Roma job.
The capital giants are expected to show caretaker boss Vincenzo Montella the door and have been linked with numerous tacticians.
Marseille Coach Didier Deschamps was associated this week, while Chievo boss Stefano Pioli confirmed that he had met new sporting director Walter Sabatini on Friday.
Reports now claim that Luis Enrique, a former midfielder with Real Madrid and Barcelona, has been spoken to about the role.
Still just 41-years-old, Luis Enrique has been in charge of the Barcelona B team since Josep Guardiola took control of the Barca first team in 2008.
In March he announced his intention to leave the side despite still having two years to run on his agreement.
The Corriere dello Sport and La Gazzetta dello Sport both cover the story on their front pages today.