Chelsea are said to be closing in on no less than three Atletico Madrid players, with a £51m combined offer thought to be in the works, according to ESPN.
It is understood that Costa’s Atletico team-mate Filipe Luis is also the subject of considerable interest from west London, and has a £19m buyout clause in his contract – and that is a valuation the Blues are said to be willing to meet in order to bring in the left-back.
As reported on Wednesday, Tiago is another man that Jose Mourinho wants to bring in – and that move could well happen on a free transfer once the 33-year-old’s contract expires in June.
Tiago was a Chelsea player during Mourinho’s first stint at the Bridge, and featured in their title winning squad in 2004-05.
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