Chelsea fans react on Twitter to Diego Simeone rumours

Blues fans seem split over whether the Atletico Madrid manager would be a good appointment.

Ever since Jose Mourinho was relieved of his duties at Stamford Bridge in December, rumours about who will replace the Portuguese at Chelsea.

Names such as Pep Guardiola and former Blues boss Carlo Ancelotti had been mentioned, but with those managers set to take over at Manchester City and Bayern Munich respectively in the summer, the pool of top-class managerial talent looked to be drying up.

However, according to reports which broke  on Tuesday, it is Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone who is the man that Roman Abramovich will appoint to take over from interim boss Guus Hiddink in the summer.

Simeone is alleged to have already informed Atletico that he will be resigning at the end of the season in order to undertake a new challenge in England.

The La Liga-winning boss would be a bold appointment for the Londoners, whose defensive style under Mourinho had brought criticism from some quarters this season.

The consensus amongst Chelsea fans since the rumours of a potential deal for Simeone to take over has been somewhat split, with some optimistic because of his success in turning Atletico into domestic and European contenders.

Meanwhile, others have expressed concern over Simeone's style and whether he is the right choice for the job, with other managers such as Massimiliano Allegri touted as a better fit.

Here are some of the reactions from Chelsea fans on Twitter to the reports:

Honestly if we appointed anyone other than Simeone in the summer i'd be disappointed

— Alexandre Brado (@Stallardbraders) February 16, 2016







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