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Chelsea in contact with Mendes about deal for Porto keeper Diogo Costa

Chelsea are in contact with agents for Porto goalkeeper Diogo Costa.

Revelo says are reporting that Chelsea have made initial contact over a deal while Manchester United continue to circle in the background.

Problematically for both clubs though, Costa recently put pen to paper on a new long-term contract with Porto.

His new deal now contains a mega release clause worth an estimated £64million.

The report also states that super-agent Jorge Mendes has recently approached Porto to declare his interest in brokering a blockbuster transfer this summer.

Costa has kept 11 clean sheets in 23 outings in all competitions this season - including two at international level with Portugal in the Nations League.

Chelsea are expected to sign a new goalkeeper in one of the next transfer windows after Edouard Mendy lost his way at Stamford Bridge.

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