Chelsea transfer news: Costa announcement due, Cesc update, PSG want 4 Blues

All the latest transfer rumours including Atletico Madrid man's medical, former Arsenal and current Barcelona stare news and PSG's bid for Eden.

Chelsea were starved of reliable and consistent goal-scoring strikers last season but may very soon make an announcement that changes all that, as one of the most proven predatory box-finishers last season - Atletico Madrid's coveted hitman Diego Costa - has reportedly undergone, and successfully completed, a medical examination ahead of his prospective transfer to Stamford Bridge.

The Independent claim that the reason for the delay in the transfer's confirmation was because Costa, who scored eight goals from nine Champions League appearances (an astonishing rate of one every 72 minutes he was on the field), was nursing an injury - the hamstring complaint that affected him so much he was only able to play the first nine minutes of the European Cup final, against Real Madrid last month.

While Costa is no doubt one for the present, Paris Saint-Germain's star teenager Kingsley Coman, 17, could be one for the future. The midfielder has been heralded as "the next Paul Pogba". An attack-minded midfielder capable of operating on the wing, Coman (pictured below, right) has a further two years to run on his Parc des Princes contract and has a valuation of £600,000. 

Chelsea could also bid for Jurgen Damm, apparently, as a deal may be thrashed out in Mexico for the Pachuca winger. Their vice-president is quoted by Four Four Two to have said: "We will have news in 48 hours." 

Much was made recently over the handing of the number 10 jersey to Chelsea's Player of the Year Eden Hazard. The news may have been an effort by the club to convince the world that Hazard remains very much a part of the club's present and the future, yet the speculation linking him away continues as the Daily Mail report that PSG are "planning" a £61 million and can offer the player wages around the £230,000 per week mark.

Hazard is not the only Blue who PSG have their eyes on as, despite already acquiring David Luiz for £40 million, the Ligue 1 kings are also interested in Branislav Ivanovic, Petr Cech and Oscar.

When it comes to the race for Cesc Fabregas, Chelsea appeared to be in pole position, but in this report, it is claimed from Spanish sources that Barcelona would rather deal with Manchester United.

And finally, Jose Mourinho has talked-up the chances of one of England's FIFA World Cup group rivals

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