Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has agreed a deal to become Chelsea manager for the start of next season, according to reports in Spain.
The eccentric Argentine boss has developed a reputation as one of Europe’s brighest coaches since arriving at the Vicente Calderon in 2011.
He broke Real Madrid and Barcelona’s grip on La Liga when he guided Atletico to the title in 2014 and the Spanish giants were runners-up in the Champions League final in the same year.
Chelsea are determined to have a permanent manager in place shortly after the season ends and Spanish outlet OK Diario claims Simeone has told Atletico that he is leaving after agreeing a £9.28milllion-a-year deal to take over at Stamford Bridge.
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