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Chelsea have reportedly lined up approaches for former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke and Everton forward Romelu Lukaku to replace Diego Costa in the summer.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has reportedly identified Real Madrid misfit Alvaro Morata as the ideal player to replace wantaway striker Diego Costa.
Tianjin Quanjian owner Shu Yuhui has confirmed that the club lodged bids for Diego Costa, Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao
Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are reportedly both interested in facilitating a return to Spain for embattled Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
There has been a storm stirring at Stamford Bridge between Chelsea and their in-form central striker Diego Costa.
Chelsea are planning an ambitious £75 million swoop for Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller if Diego Costa forces a move away from the club.