Antonio Conte has already signed Alvaro Morata this summer but with Diego Costa set to leave the Blues the Italian is set on signing Llorente. The Chelsea boss is a long-term admirer of the Swansea striker and tried to sign him last January. The Welsh outfit were reluctant to sell back then and it proved to be the right decision as the 32-year-old helped keep his side up by bagging four goals in Swansea’s last five games. But Swansea look set to cash in on him before tomorrow’s 11pm deadline with Spanish newspaper AS claiming a deal is almost done.
Chelsea on brink of signing Swansea star Fernando Llorente: Bony agreement in place
The Express | Aug 30