I'd think we'd all agree it's going to be someone already working, and probably already working in the PL.
To take this long it has to be the case.
and if it's the case you'd have to think dyche silva or Howe would be the top 3 candidates because of where they are in their careers and what teams they're managing. They all seem ready, or close to, for the next step.
If they do hire one this week it will be interesting to see when they announce it. Would have to be Monday or Thursday you'd think