For completed deals, check our transfers page. Transfer news Chelsea are holding out for £44m for Atletico Madrid target Diego Costa, 28, after agreeing a deal to sign his fellow striker Alvaro Morata, 24, from Real Madrid. (Independent) Atletico president Enrique Cerezo has played down talk of an imminent move for Spain international Costa. (Mirror) Liverpool are ready to bid £70m for RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita, having had a £66m offer rejected for the 22-year-old Guinea international. (Mirror) West Ham are set to sign former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 29, from Bayer Leverkusen. (Sky Sports) Manchester United are being linked with Paris St-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti,
Justin Morrow — 6 — Good going forward and with the ball, but lost his marks a few times. Omar Gonzalez — 5 — Scored again, which is really good. Also drifted out of position on several occasions, struggled with his marks, and butchered a headed clearance that should’ve seen El Salvador pull within one.
Chelsea has reportedly agreed a £58 million fee with Real Madrid for Spanish striker Álvaro Morata. The deal, which is expected to be finalised on Thursday, smashes Chelsea's previous transfer record by £8 million. In 2011, Chelsea paid Liverpool £50 million for Fernando Torres. Morata told Spanish publication MARCA on Wednesday evening that "God willing" he would be at Chelsea on Thursday. Chelsea had previously wanted Romelu Lukaku, who joined Manchester United in a £75 million transfer from Everton earlier this month. However, Morata insists that Chelsea is "a club that always admired me." He told MARCA: "I do not think I'm going back to Madrid… it's been a fairly strange summer and until