There has been some fresh reports which have claimed Chelsea have opened talks with Atletico Madrid in an attempt to wrap up the signing of Diego Costa ahead of the World Cup.
Costa had emerged as Jose Mourinho’s principle transfer target and Chelsea are determined to push it through.
The Portuguese boss knows he cannot win anything without a striker, and hinted
after Chelsea’s final Premier League game of the season that he wanted their transfer business to be concluded swiftly.
And according to the Telegraph website, talks have begun with Madrid in hope of securing a deal for the in-demand Costa.