After months of speculations, Chelsea seem to have finally found a candidate to replace interim manager Guus Hiddink in the summer.
Various names in club football, including the like of Massimiliano Allegri, Diego Simeone, Antonio Conte, Manuel
Pellegrini and Didier Deschamps, have been linked with the post at Stamford Bridge.
Now the latest report claims that Chelsea have found Hiddink’s replacement in Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone.
Spanish publication OK Diario claims that the Blues have already reached an agreement with the 45-year-old.
The Argentine stands to earn £9.28 million per season from his contract with the West Londoners. The report also claims that he has already informed Atletico officials that he would be moving to Premier League in the summer.
Simeone has been in charge of the La Liga club since 2011 and has won five trophies during his time at the club.
His achievements include one La Liga title, one Europa League title, one Copa del Rey title and one Champions League final appearance.
He also won the Spanish title with Atletico as a player in the 1995/1996 season.