Chelsea decision makers are divided on the future of manager Graham Potter, reports the Daily Mail.
The former Brighton & Hove Albion boss retains the support of chairman Todd Boehly.
However, certain figures at the club doubt if he has the authority to turn their campaign around.
Chelsea are 10th in the Premier League after 24 games, with 14 points separating them from the top four.
They face Leeds United and Borussia Dortmund next, and the results could seal his fate.
The Blues have won just two of their last 15 games across all competitions.
They lost 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie against the Bundesliga club.
Failure to turn the tie around on Tuesday at Stamford Bridge would see them finish the season without silverware.
A win against Leeds United tomorrow will come in very handy for Potter.
He has reportedly lost the support of the players, with some of them doubting his coaching methods and abilities.
However, there is nothing to suggest that Chelsea players have downed tools.
The team have struggled in front of goal, and failure to recruit a striker in January could prove catastrophic.
Only three of the clubs outside the relegation zone have scored less than Chelsea.
Pomustds to get his boys firing on all cylinders to hold on to his job.
The former Swansea City boss impressed in his last three jobs to enhance his reputation.
However, the Chelsea role is proving too big for him and he needs to start getting immediate results.
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