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Jul 26, 2017 6:05:00 AMTransfer Zone
Goal summarises the biggest transfer talk involving Chelsea as Antonio Conte looks to build on his title success in his second season in charge

AC MILAN JOIN RACE FOR COSTA


Diego Costa HD

AC Milan are keen on securing a deal for Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to Gazzetta dello Sport .

The Spain international has been frozen out at Stamford Bridge and despite reports he is pursuing a move to either China or Atletico Madrid, Milan are attempting to arrange a transfer with Costa's agent Jorge Mendes.


DAVIES ON CHELSEA SHORTLIST


Tom Davies Everton

Antonio Conte is set to continue his summer spending at Chelsea and is targeting Everton midfielder Tom Davies, according to The Sun.

The England under-19 international impressed after breaking into the Toffees first team last season, and Conte is hopeful he can persuade Davies to leave his boyhood club behind.


STOKE IN OXLADE-CHAMBERLAIN TALKS


HD Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Stoke City are holding talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s agent regarding a potential £25 million deal for the Arsenal midfielder, reports The Sun .

Oxlade-Chamberlain has just a year left on his contract and has been linked with the likes of Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool, but Stoke are also showing a surprise interest in the England international.


VAN DIJK ONE OF FOUR WANTED BY CHELSEA


Virgil van Dijk Southampton

Chelsea will not rest after the signing of Alvaro Morata and have Virgil van Dijk at the top of a list of four players they want at Stamford Bridge, report the Sun.

The Southampton man joins Alex Sandro, Antonio Candreva and Fernando Llorente as priorities for Antonio Conte ahead of the new season. 

To land Van Dijk, however, Chelsea may have to battle Liverpool, who are long-term admirers of the defender's abilities.


CHELSEA READY €40M SERGI ROBERTO BID


Sergi Roberto Barcelona

Chelsea are willing to pay Sergi Roberto's release clause of €40 million to sign him from Barcelona, according to Sport.

Antonio Conte is keen on the full-back after missing out on Danilo, who joined Manchester City as the Blues' Premier League rivals continue to splash the cash in the transfer market.


CHELSEA TO BEAT MAN UTD TO BRAZILIAN


Richarlison Fluminense

Chelsea are aiming to beat the likes of Manchester United and AC Milan to the signing of Fluminense forward Richarlison, claims Gianluca Di Marzio .

The Brazilian has recently been watched by United, Milan and Sampdoria, but Chelsea are now reportedly favourites to conclude a deal.


CHELSEA MAKE CANDREVA APPROACH


Antonio Candreva, Inter

Chelsea have made an inquiry as to the availability of Inter winger Antonio Candreva, according to  The Sun .

Blues boss Antonio Conte wants to create competition for his wing-backs and sees Italy international Candreva as the ideal squad player.


CHELSEA PLAN OX TALKS


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Arsenal

Chelsea are planning to hold talks over a move for Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to  Sky Sports .

The England international has rejected a new deal at the Emirates Stadium, and the Blues will swoop in after the two clubs face one another on Saturday.


CHELSEA IN SARR BATTLE


Malang Sarr Nice Ligue 1

Chelsea are facing a fight to sign teenage Nice defender Malang Sarr, according to  Sky Sports .

Barcelona and Real Madrid are also interested in the centre-back, who has a €40 million release clause in his contract.


MATIC SET FOR £50M UTD MOVE


Premier League Worst Team of the Week | Nemanja Matic

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic has been given permission to complete a £50 million move to Manchester United, according to the  Daily Telegraph .

Blues owner Roman Abramovich has sanctioned the deal having previously rejected an offer of £35m from the Red Devils.


CHELSEA STILL WANT LLORENTE


Fernando Llorente Swansea City Premier League

Despite agreeing a deal to sign Alvaro Morata, Chelsea are still in the hunt for Swansea City striker Fernando Llorente, according to  The Independent .

Blues boss Antonio Conte wants the Spain international to act as back-up to Morata, but the Swans are demanding £30 million.


COSTA TO MILAN ON LOAN


Diego Costa Chelsea

Diego Costa may have found a loan landing spot with AC Milan as he waits to complete his move to Atletico Madrid reports Don Balon .

With the Chelsea striker unable to join the Spanish club until the winter, the Serie A outfit are willing to take him on loan until their transfer ban ends in January. 


CHELSEA DEMAND £44M FOR COSTA


Diego Costa Chelsea striker

Chelsea are prepared to sell Diego Costa to Atletico Madrid, but only for £44 million rather than the cut-price £25m being offered by the Spanish side, the  Independent   reports.

Antonio Conte is willing to let Costa leave once the transfer of Alvaro Morata is completed, but is not prepared to make a loss on the £32m spent on the Spain international.


CHELSEA & MAN UTD TRACK BARKLEY


Ross Barkley Everton Premier League

Chelsea and Manchester United could spark a bidding war with Tottenham for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, according to The Times .

Barkley has a year left on his contract at Goodison Park and has been tipped to leave this summer, although Everton’s £50 million valuation is deterring potential bidders.

Tottenham are reportedly favourites to sign the England international, but Chelsea and United are now keeping close tabs on Barkley’s situation.


FOUR CLUBS WANT MULLER


Thomas Muller Carlo Ancelotti

Bayern Munich star Thomas Muller is a target for four leading clubs as rumours continue about his future at the Allianz Arena, claims Sport Bild .

Premier League trio Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool, along with Italian champions Juventus, would all be keen to sign Muller, if he is allowed to leave Bayern.

However, coach Carlo Ancelotti has denied speculation that the signing of James Rodriguez means Bayern are ready to sell Muller


DORTMUND TO KEEP AUBAMEYANG


Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Borussia Dortmund have decided to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after the striker was linked with a £70 million move to Chelsea, claims Kicker .

Chelsea were reportedly keen to sign Aubameyang after missing out on Romelu Lukaku, while AC Milan and clubs in China were also linked with a bid.

However, unless an offer of €100 million is received, Dortmund will not let Aubameyang leave during the transfer window.


CHELSEA WON'T MEET £30.8M DANILO FEE


Danilo Real Madrid

Chelsea are refusing to meet Real Madrid’s €30.8 million asking price to sign Brazilian right-back Danilo, reports the Evening Standard .

And the Premier League champions could now face competition for Danilo from Manchester City, who want to sign another right-back following their £45m capture of Kyle Walker.


NO VAN DIJK TRANSFER REQUEST


HD Virgil van Dijk

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has not handed in a transfer request in an attempt to force a move to Liverpool, according to  Daily Echo .

Reports had claimed that Van Dijk had spoken to Southampton in a bid to secure a summer transfer, with Liverpool his preferred destination.

But Southampton remain determined to hold on to the Dutch centre-half, who has also been linked with the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City.


CHELSEA CONSIDER BERTRAND


Ryan Bertrand

Chelsea are mulling over an approach to bring Ryan Bertrand back to the club from Southampton, reports the Evening Standard .

Goal revealed in June that Manchester City are also keen on the England international, but they could face competition from the reigning Premier League champions.


JUVE CONSIDER MIDFIELD TRIO


HD Nemanja Matic Chelsea

Juventus are looking to strengthen their midfield by signing Nemanja Matic, Steven N'Zonzi or William Carvalho, Calciomercato reports.

Matic is manager Massimiliano Allegri's preferred choice, and he could be available should Chelsea be unwilling to sell him to Premier League foe Manchester United.


CHELSEA SHY AWAY FROM MORATA BIDDING WAR


Alvaro Morata, Real Madrid

Chelsea have no intention of being dragged into a bidding war for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, according to the Daily Star .

With Diego Costa on the verge of leaving Stamford Bridge, and Romelu Lukaku opting for Manchester United, the Blues need to bring in a new name up front.

But despite strong interest for Morata from manager Antonio Conte, the Chelsea board are unwilling to go up against Milan and spend over the odds in the battle for his signature.


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