Transfer Gossip: Chelsea 'make contact' to pinch £64m Man Utd target; Everton ready to move for nine-goal Swedish...
Chelsea are ready to hijack Manchester United’s proposed move for David de Gea’s long-term replacement at Old Trafford, while Everton have turned to the Championship in their hunt for a new striker in January – both in Friday’s Transfer Gossip.
Chelsea have reportedly ‘made contact’ over a deal to sign Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa, who is wanted by Manchester United to replace David de Gea.
The Portugal shot-stopper has forced his way into international reckoning and started their World Cup opening win over Ghana.
His performances will certainly come under the microscope and he almost gifted Ghana a last-gasp equaliser on Thursday with an elementary error.
This season, Costa became the first-ever goalkeeper to save three penalties in the same Champions League group stage campaign.
He achieved the feat after saving two penalties in the same fixture against Club Brugge.
Now Spanish outlet Relevoclaims Chelsea have made initial contact over a deal, while United continue to circle in the background.
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