Slaven Bilic makes predictions about Chelsea and Jose Mourinho

West Ham United and Chelsea will face each other in the Premier League on Saturday.

West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic has predicted in The London Evening Standard that Chelsea will be back to where they belong next season.

Chelsea are having a torrid season and are unlikely to even qualify for the 2016-17 Europa League campaign.

Jose Mourinho was dismissed as the Blues’ manager in December 2015, with Guus Hiddink replacing him until the end of the season.

The London outfit’s results have not been exactly great under the Dutchman, and for them there is virtually nothing to play for between now and the end of the campaign.

Chelsea will take on West Ham at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Bilic has admitted his shock at the dismissal of Mourinho and has backed the Blues to bounce back next season, while also predicting the Portuguese to find a managerial job soon.

“I’m sure Chelsea will be back to where they expect to be next season,” the West Ham boss wrote in The London Evening Standard. “They have the finances and will be working hard on it. They need some reorganisation but certainly don’t need to start from zero.”

“For me, the big shock this season was Mourinho going,” added Bilic. ”Nobody could have predicted that. He will be back soon, he will choose his club. Of course, there has to be a vacancy but he won’t struggle to find a job.”

West Ham are having a great season and could finish in the top four of the Premier League.

The Hammers are just two points behind Manchester City, who are currently fourth in the standings and occupy the final Champions League spot.

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