Chelsea top brass is believed to have sounded out Athletic Madrid Boss Diego Simeone as a likely replacement for Jose Mourinho according to caughtoffside.com
The Portuguese though given a vote of confident earlier by Chelsea board hasn’t yet been able to turn around the season for the Club.
Chelsea recent loss to Stoke City over the weekend makes it 3 consecutive defeats as well as 7th league defeat this season already. Meanwhile, Simeone whose contract expires in 2020 after he recently signed a contract extension could be seeking for a new challenge and Chelsea could offer him that platform.
Known for his tenacity and teams resilience, the Argentine, has been source of inspiration at the Vincete Calderon after seeing the team to a League title, Europa Cup, Europa Super Cup, Spanish Copa de Rey as well as a runners-up medal in the Champions League.
Blues boss, a fan hero could be on a his last revival attempts after the International break as even Roman Abramovich is deeply concerned about the dip form of the club.
Simeone has been linked with the Argentine team national coach but much would be seen if he would leave Club football to handling national team.
Though it would take something special to turn around Chelsea’s fortune in the league this season, fans and players alike have given their backing to Mourinho as the ideal manager to lead Chelsea out of this quagmire