He has been linked with Chelsea after their humiliating start and sacking of Jose Mourinho.
But, Simeone told El Pasis: “Why can’t I be here longer? Why did I choose a five-year contract? Because I see a club that is ‘virgin’ and Miguel Ángel [Gil Marín, the CEO] and Enrique [Cerezo, the president] have the ability to open up new sources to strengthen in. It’s not easy to leave Atlético.”
Now it’s become more complicate for the Blues. Guus Hiddink appointed for an interim basis and they need to do some magic to bring Pep Guardiola to Stamford Bridge.