When it comes to staff (especially managers), Chelsea don’t tend to be the most stable club around, as Roman Abramovich tries to get the right man to turn his club into a huge dominating force in European football.

The latest approach, appointing Frank Lampard, appears to be one geared towards a long-term commitment as long as results are kept to a certain standard.

One man who has survived everything, however, is Christophe Lollichon, once a goalkeeping coach at the club, and now in a slightly less hands on role.

Arriving a few years after Petr Čech, the 57-year-old has overseen the development of many shot stoppers at Cobham, but he could soon be returning back to France.

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That’s what L’Equipe are suggesting, as Lyon see him as the ideal candidate to replace Grégory Coupet, who recently shocked the club by taking a role at Dijon FCO instead of renewing.

The French newspaper explain Lollichon has the preference of Jean-Michel Aulas, but he’s not the one making the choice.

While the goalkeeping guru’s reputation is still great, there are concerns about his wages, and the fact Juninho Pernambucano and those in charge of such decisions want their staff to be on contracts until 2021.

L’Equipe explain Lollichon won’t leave Chelsea for a one-year deal, meaning Lyon could make an exception for his case and offer him a longer one, since he would bring so much to the table.

Certainly something to keep an eye on, as his departure from the Stamford Bridge club would be a blow for the Premier League side.