Chelsea edging closer to appointing new permanent boss following shock news

Guus Hiddink has been placed in charge of the Blues as interim coach until the end of the season where upon owner Roman Abramovich is expected to appoint a new manager.

Atletico Madrid’s Simeone has been sounded out as the man to take the reins at Stamford Bridge in the summer.

The Mirror report the Argentine is Abramovich’s No.1 choice and yesterday’s news of Atletico’s transfer ban has got the Russian owner confident of luring him to west London.