Chelsea identify Antonio Conte replacement
Chelsea have made Diego Simeone their #1 choice to replace Antonio Conte according to reports in The Times. The Atletico Madrid manager was linked with a move to Chelsea after the sacking of Jose Mourinho as well.
Simeone has won the La Liga with Atletico Madrid and has taken the Spanish club to two Champions League finals, where they lost to arch-rivals, Real Madrid on both occasions.
The Argentine has been linked with a move to Inter Milan as well. The Italian side are still said to the first choice of Simeone if he decides to leave Atletico.
Chelsea are also keeping tabs on Napoli manager, Maurizio Sarri and Juventus coach, Massimiliano Allegri. Carlo Ancelotti has also been linked with a return to Stamford Bridge.
Conte on the other hand is said to be in talks with Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain. The French side are are said to be his first choice as he believes they will love his project and get him the players he needs.