Atletico Madrid have told Chelsea to up their bid for Diego Costa and Filipe Luis. The Daily Star says the Blues are close to wrapping up the transfer of Costa but want Luis included in the deal to bring down the asking price.
It is understood Chelsea value the pair at around £40m - and are trying to offer players in part exchange.
But Atletico claim that is unacceptable as they rate Luis at almost £20m, while Costa has a release clause of £32m.
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