Chelsea Transfer News Live Updates: £52m For Sandro, Audacious Costa Move – Latest News

8:00: West Ham have reportedly set their sights on a move for Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore.

The Mirror claim West Ham are keen to take the 21-year-old on loan but could look to sign the £17million-rated striker should Chelsea allow him to leave on a permanent deal.

Everton are also said to be interested in Traore and could look to include him in any deal to take Romelu Lukaku to Chelsea.

The Burkina Faso international was a huge hit at on loan at Ajax this season, scoring 13 goals and providing six assists as the Dutch giants reached the Europa League final.

7:30: Chelsea will reportedly have to pay at least £52million should they wish to sign Juventus star Alex Sandro.

Antonio Conte has made it clear he wants to improve his defensive options and wants to provide competition at left-back for Marcos Alonso.

Reports earlier this week in Italy claimed Chelsea made a £34.7m offer for Sandro.

But according to the London Evening Standard, Juventus want at least £52m for the Brazilian.

7:00: Spanish outfit Racing Villaverde have vowed to help Atletico Madrid lure Diego Costa from Chelsea.

The striker revealed he’d been axed by Antonio Conte via text message on Wednesday – and opened the door to a return to Atletico.

And that’s prompted unknown Spanish outfit Racing Villaverde to rush into action.

They are based in the Spanish capital and have vowed to help Atletico, who are banned from signing players this summer.

They tweeted: “Hello Atletico and Diego Costa, we offer ourselves as a bridging club until January.

“In principle, you would be a starter, although that’s not certain.

“If you’re interested, just send us a direct message.”

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  1. Chelsea seems to be missing out on Morata. Mr Conte, sign Celtic Dembele for Chelsea at all cost. He is better than Lukaku. Lukaku lacks passing accuracy which is really bad for a team who will be competing in next season champions league

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