Due to his inability to make an impact at the Vicente Calderon this term, Atletico are said to be open to listening to offers for the French striker in the summer. They have reportedly sounded out a few European clubs, including Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur.
For all the glamour and glitz surrounding Chelsea's visit to Anfield on Tuesday, Liverpool's recent form pits the Blues as overwhelming favourites to possibly put the title race to rest with a victory over Jurgen Klopp's side.
We take a look at some of the major stories doing the rounds regarding Premier League side Chelsea FC.
The Liverpool boss has made the made highly-rated American forward a prime target following striker Danny Ings' long term injury.
Liverpool emerged victorious in a topsy-turvy encounter away to Selhurst Park to keep level on points tally with Manchester City and Arsenal
According to reports, Liverpool have approached Portuguese giants Porto over a possible deal for their Algerian winger, Yacine Brahimi.
Twitter went into overdrive after Benteke's injury time equaliser in Liverpool's last home game of the season.
Christian Benteke could get his first start since his return from a knee injury as the Reds look to avenge their 3-0 loss to the Hornets in the reverse fixture.
Liverpool throw away a two goal lead to let Newcastle leave Anfield with a crucial point in their fight for Premier League survival. In an emotional return to Anfield, Rafa Benitez engineered a comeback with his Newcastle side, reminiscent of his good old days at Merseyside.
Liverpool claimed Merseyside superiority with a thumping 4-0 win over arch rivals Everton in what was a sorry evening for the Toffees.