Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Ronald Koeman speculation

Ronald Koeman

The Southampton boss has been linked with a summer move to Chelsea.

According to the Daily Telegraph among others, Southampton boss Ronald Koeman is in the frame to take over at Chelsea in the summer.

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri is also in the picture...

Now, initial reaction may be angry - from names like Pep Guardiola and Diego Simeone to the Southampton head coach and a man who, despite his success so far at Juventus, hardly covered himself in glory at AC Milan.

But it seems that, once Chelsea fans have given it some thought, the idea of Koeman isn't such a bad one...

Indeed, the Dutchman has a proven track record at Southampton and a proven track record when it comes to promoting younger players. If he can get a lot out of his Southampton squad without a huge budget and while selling some of his best players, meanwhile, why couldn't he succeed with a bigger budget at Chelsea?

It's all speculation for now, of course, but here's what Chelsea supporters think of stealing the Saints' head coach on Twitter. His win against Manchester United probably didn't do his image at Stamford Bridge any harm...

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