Poyet is red-hot favourite to get the job by the end of the week, but Short has insisted on keeping him waiting
while he thinks all options through, and caretaker Kevin Ball is likely to take charge against Liverpool on Sunday.
Zola, 37, accused the chairman of keeping him waiting
over his future and failing to offer him a one-year deal to stay at Stamford Bridge.
I did feel embarrassed but not as embarrassed as the waitress who didn't recognise him and ended up keeping him waiting
But Rugby Football Union chiefs are keeping him waiting
over whether he is the man they want for their pounds 200,000-a-year post of performance director.