The Italian was sacked by the Championship club after they dropped to 18th in the league.
Josh Onomah did not seize his opportunity for Tottenham last night.
West Ham United look to continue their resurgence by hosting the Blues tonight.
Neil Warnock has begun his return to management with a bang by taking seven points from a possible nine with Cardiff City.
Christian Atsu has had to wait a long time to find his form but he appears to be improving by the week at St James' Park.
The Tottenham midfielder played 83 minutes in the 2-1 League Cup defeat away to Liverpool.
Garry Monk hailed Leeds United's hero Marco Silvestri on Tuesday.
Despite their EFL Cup defeat to Arsenal, Reading fans were impressed with their team's performance - particularly young forward Dominic Samuel's showing.
The Uruguayan arrived from Liverpool in 2014, but says he could return to Eredivisie should he leave Barcelona.
Leicester City defender believes Chelsea can win the title.