The 52-year-old Portuguese had been in his second spell at the club,
Chelsea finished eight points clear last season and won
the League Cup, but have lost nine of their 16 league games so far and
are 16th in the table, one point above the relegation places.
Mourinho’s final match was Monday’s 2-1 defeat at leaders Leicester City.
Pep Guardiola, Guus Hiddink, Juande Ramos and Brendan
Rodgers have all been touted as possible successors as Blues owner Roman
Abramovich begins another managerial search.
So what next for Chelsea?