According to reports, Zoe is at the top of the list for the gig.
The presenter was named the top-earning BBC star in 2017, and second-highest in 2018.
Sara is currently the bookies' favourite, having overtaken early frontrunner Zoe Ball.
Instead, he claimed Chris’ upcoming move was fuelled by a desire for 'a change'.
Evans has always been a master of reinvention, grasping the media narrative and doing the unexpected - there’s nothing more front page-worthy than a ‘return’ to Virgin Radio
Sara Cox has already emerged as a frontrunner, but who else would be suitable?
Coxy began trending on Twitter soon after it was revealed Chris was leaving.
His final Radio 2 show will air in December 2018.
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He pulled out of Thursday's show after Minnie's death at the age of 92.