Feyenoord coach Ronald Koeman has responded to speculation that he could succeed Diego Simeone as Atletico Madrid manager.

  • By Michael Bell
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koemanKoeman’s future in Rotterdam has come under much speculation over the past few months with the coach’s contract set to end in the summer.

Contract talks are set to be held between the 50-year-old and Feyenoord over the coming weeks, but Koeman is widely expected to leave De Kuip.

Having lost out to Guus Hiddink in the race to become the next Netherlands boss, Koeman has also been linked with Tottenham.

Voetbal International are now reporting that a number of their sources are indicating that Koeman could replace Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid, should the Argentinian leave the club.

However Koeman told VI, “I’ve heard Nothing. I will always have an ambition to once again work abroad, but at the moment there is no cause. ”

Koeman has been with Feyenoord since 2011 having previously had spells coaching Ajax, PSV Eindhoven, Vitesse, Benfica and Valencia. Under his guidance this season, Feyenoord currently sit 4th, and only four points off leaders Ajax.

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