Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is said to be on alert as Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone looks set to leave the Spanish club at the end of the season.
The Argentine is regarded as one of the finest tacticians in the game at the moment, having achieved incredible success during his time at the Vicente Calderon.
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Chelsea are struggling under Jose Mourinho this season and could look to Simeone as his replacement, though former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is also being targeted as an interim head coach for the rest of this season, according to the Daily Mirror.
Chelsea lost their seventh Premier League game of the season this weekend and are now hovering just above the relegation zone, putting Mourinho’s future in serious doubt.