According to the reports, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has personally requested the signing of Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke.
The Special One was spotted at a Euro 2016 qualifier between Spain and Ukraine. And it started speculation about Mourinho’s interest in the Spanish midfielder.
According to Fichajes.com, the Portuguese coach has personally asked that the club from Stamford Bridge to sign the 23-year-old.
Mourinho tried to sign Koke last summer but he failed. It seems that in the winter transfer window he will try to for the second time. However, the attempt to convince Diego Simeone to sell one of the pillars of Atletico Madrid may not be so easy.
Koke joined Atlético Madrid youth system at the age of eight. He made his debut for Los Colchoneros on 19 September 2009. Since that time he made 161 appearances and scored 16 goals.