Atletico Madrid boss, Diego Simeone is set to leave Spain next summer.
The Sunday People claims that the Argentine has decided to leave the Spanish Capital at the end of this season, a move that will go down well with Chelsea owner.
Diego Simeone is one of the Managers along side Pep Guardiola being considered by Roman Abramovich to replace Jose Mourinho if the Portuguese fails to turn the club’s current situation around.
Simeone still have a contract with Atletico Madrid which runs until 2020 but it is claimed that the contract contains break clauses which the Argentine is ready to activate at the end of this season to enable him Join Chelsea.
Atletico chief’s are aware of Simeone’s plans to join Chelsea but news coming out from Spain claims that there is no chance he will leave the Spanish capital before the end of the season.
Simeone has won trophies at Atletico Madrid, leading the Spanish club to victory in the Europa league in his first season in charge, defeating Chelsea in the subsequent Super cup, he won the Copa dey rel in 2013 and the La liga title in 2013/2014 and reaching the Uefa Champions League final where they lost to Madrid.
The Mirror also claims that Simeone has concerns of the current Chelsea squad and their performances this term and will want major changes and strong control over transfers if he is to join the club next summer.
Jose Mourinho is currently struggling at Chelsea as his side suffered their seventh league defeat in the hands of Stoke City on thursday. Roman Abramovic is said to be torn over sacking the Portuguese and is willing to give him more time to turn things around before sacking the two times Champions league winner.