Undoubtedly one of the best coaches in the world, could England prize him from the Chiefs? And would they take on the current British and Irish Lions boss?
Should they go in the direction of Gatland, they would get a man with incredible international experience who helped change the face of Welsh rugby during his 12 years in charge of the country up to 2019.
With a host of international honours to his name and an already extensive knowledge of English talent thanks to his continued involvement with the Lions, this would arguably be the most risk free option on this list.
A ready-made replacement for Eddie Jones?