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Super-agent Jorge Mendes will reportedly help Chelsea seal the transfer of Arsenal target Alvaro Morata in the summer if Diego Costa does end up leaving Stamford Bridge.
Both the Gunners and the Blues have been strongly linked with a move for the Spain international amid rumours that Costa is seeking a departure to the Chinese Super League after a row with manager Antonio Conte last week.
Mendes, who also represents Costa, is one of the most well-connected agents in world football, and is ready to use his influence and connections at Real Madrid to ensure Chelsea can land Morata.
Chelsea would be badly short up front if they did lose Costa, their top scorer this season, but are long-time admirers of Morata, who looks a potentially fine replacement in that position.
According to the London Evening Standard, Everton’s Romelu Lukaku also remains an option for the league leaders, but Mendes could play a key role in aiding Conte strengthen his forward line in the summer.
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