Jose Mourinho is preparing to welcome Tiago, Diego Costa and Filipe Luis into his Chelsea squad as super agent Jorge Mendes flies in for final talks with Atletico Madrid, reports El Confidencial.
Mendes is one of the most well connected men in football and has already helped broker a deal that will see Tiago return to Stamford Bridge on a free transfer.
But Mourinho wasn't happy with just one of Atletico Madrid's heroes. He has also been pursuing striker Costa and left-back Luis and seems to be closing in a combined €50m deal for both of them.
According to the Spanish broadsheet, Mendes will hold a meeting with Atletico executive Gil Marin on Wednesday in the hope of finalising the transfer fees and allowing the Blues to schedule a medical for both players ahead of the World Cup.
Luis is not expected to make the final Brazil squad while Costa will travel to his homeland, competing for his adopted country, Spain.
Both players have already agreed personal terms with Chelsea with only the fine details of the transfer fee needing to be ironed out. Exceptionally, Costa has held an agreement with Chelsea for over two months and has been waiting for a fee to be agreed for some time now.
Chelsea are expected to pay €38m for Diego Costa after Atletico failed to convince Costa to allow them to increase his release clause to €60m.
Roman Abramovich expects and is prepared to pay another €12m - taking the total value up to €50m for both players - in order to seal a deal quickly.
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