PSG end pursuit of top manager because of Chelsea understanding
Luis Enrique is expected to return to management this summer (Getty)

Paris St Germain are so convinced Luis Enrique is joining Chelsea they’ve given up their own interest in appointing him as manager, according to reports.

The former Barcelona manager is expected to return to the dugout this summer, but precisely where he goes is the subject of much speculation.

He’s been linked with Chelsea, PSG and Arsenal who are all expected to make a change at the top at the end of the current season.

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Soccer Football - Champions League - Chelsea Press Conference - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - March 13, 2018 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte during the press conference Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith
Chelsea are expected to replace Antonio Conte (Getty)

It seems however that his future may already be decided, with Le Parisien reporting that PSG have removed Enrique from their shortlist as they expect him to replace Antonio Conte at Stamford Bridge.

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Enrique would be something of a scalp for Chelsea, with the Spaniard considered among the best coaches in football having led Barcelona to a treble during his Nou Camp reign.

PSG end pursuit of top manager because of Chelsea understanding
Luis Enrique lifts the Champions League in 2015 (Getty)

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With Conte moving on, PSG would be ready to offer the current Chelsea manager a job in Paris, however Le Parisien adds that the Ligue 1 side expect him to return to the Italian national team.

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