Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will then look to strengthen his defence by triggering the release clause of two of Atletico Madrid’s most accomplished performers.
Uruguayan centre-back Diego Godin and Brazilian left-back Filipe Luis, who is presumably seen as a replacement for departing veteran Ashley Cole, will cost £20m each.
Despite the west London side’s intentions to ransack Diego Simeone’s squad Mourinho will not sanction another loan spell of keeper Thibaut Courtois.
The 21 year old Belgian has enjoyed three stellar campaigns on loan in the Spanish capital but will bring the youngster back to act as Chelsea’s first choice custodian.
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