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Chelsea target Swansea's Fernando Llorente as replacement for Diego Costa

Chelsea target Swansea's Fernando Llorente as replacement for Diego Costa

- Chelsea are set to lure Swansea forward Fernando Llorente to Stamford Bridge

- The Blues are looking at the former Juventus man as replacement for Diego Costa

- Costa is set leave Stamford Bridge following his rift with club manager Antonio Conte

Chelsea are set to lure Swansea forward Fernando Llorente to Stamford Bridge following the possible departure of the Blues striker Diego Costa.

NAIJ.com understands that the Blues have been in chase for Llorente's signature before he signed for Swansea from Sevilla in 2016.

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Antonio Conte was keen to sign the former Juventus man from Swansea in the 2017 January transfer window but the Spaniard opted to stay with the South Wales club to battle relegation.

Chelsea target Swansea's Fernando Llorente as replacement for Diego Costa

Fernando Llorente. Photo source: Wales Online.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that Manchester United have hijacked the move for Everton's Romelu Lukaku from their rivals Chelsea as the Red Devils have agreed a staggering £75million for Belgian international.

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However, the Stamford Bridge side were looking to sign Lukaku as Costa's replacement following the former Atletico Madrid man's rift with the Blues boss Conte.

Recall that Costa revealed that the Blues' manager sent him a text message telling him his services were no longer needed at Stamford Bridge.

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