Dortmund boss emerges as Chelsea target

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Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp is reportedly a serious contender to replace Andre Villas-Boas as Chelsea boss this summer.

Villas-Boas was sacked in early March after only eight months in charge at Stamford Bridge, and Roberto di Matteo will oversee first-team affairs for the remainder of the season.

The former Chelsea midfielder may yet be one of the candidates to take the position permanently but, at the present time, he is behind Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in the running.

According to the Daily Mail, Klopp is also very much in contention to take the Chelsea post, as he continues to impress as boss of Dortmund.

Klopp led Dortmund to their first Bundesliga title in almost a decade last season, and his side are five points clear of second-placed Bayern Munich this term.

The 44-year-old is considered in Germany to be an eventual manager of the Bavarian giants, although Roman Abramovich could yet have something to say about that.

Klopp is under contract at the Westfalenstadion until 2016, but a significant compensation payout is unlikely to be any issue for Chelsea.

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