Is ex-Swansea boss in line for Inter?

Former Swansea boss Michael Laudrup is amongst the coaches in the frame to replace Walter Mazzarri at Inter according to reports.

With Walter Mazzarri's job under increasing threat at Inter, the Corriere dello Sport has suggested ex-Swansea man Michael Laudrup amongst the possible replacements.

Inter started the season expecting to challenge for the Scudetto but they have underachieved vastly and find themselves in a battle just to secure Europa League qualification.

Indonesian investor Erick Thohir replaced the long-serving Massimo Moratti as owner mid-season and has shown a patient attitude so far.

But Thohir was reportedly angered by a defeat against Atalanta and a 0-0 draw at home to Udinese and his mood can only have deteriorated watching Inter throw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 with lowly Livorno.

Voices suggesting Mazzarri may be axed are getting louder and the Corriere dello Sport has suggested a shortlist of alternatives.

Danish tactician Laudrup, who was sacked by Swansea in February is a possible choice as his playing style would suit Serie A.

Frank De Boer of Ajax is also said to be in the frame and the Corriere claims that Thohir would have chosen the Dutchman had he been in charge at the start of the season.

Sampdoria boss Sinisa Mihajlovic is also believed to be in with a chance and is already proving his talents in Italy.

It is widely believed that Mazzarri has been told that he must deliver Europa League qualification at the very least if he is to keep his job.

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch