Five men are being linked with the Bologna bench should the struggling club opt to sack Stefano Pioli.
The Rossoblu have had a problematic campaign – they have won just twice all term – and they are currently in the relegation zone.
Although officials recently insisted that Pioli would remain in his job, a number of tacticians are being paired with the role.
Bologna youth team Coach Leonardo Colucci could be a short-term solution, while Edy Reja and Alberto Malesani are liked.
The names of Gigi Del Neri and Serse Cosmi are also being mentioned.
The Stadio Dall’Ara outfit will face Genoa, Catania and Lazio over their next three games.