Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is under consideration at Chelsea.

The People says Simeone's name has been added to the list of managers Chelsea will turn to if Pep Guardiola snubs Stamford Bridge.

Rafa Benitez has the chance to prove he could take the Chelsea post permanently, but the club are also drawing up a list of alternatives. Jose Mourinho's expected availability has been noted, while Atletico Madrid boss Simeone has been added along with Dortmund's Jurgen Klopp.

Simeone, 42, has done a superb job with Atletico and helped the club to a stunning 4-1 Super Cup success over Chelsea at the end of August, having won last season's Europa League.