Chelsea are confident to sign Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who has a release clause of £43.5million and report from the Telegraph suggest that he is set to move to Stamford Bridge this summer.

Last summer the Blues secured the services of Diego Costa and Filipe Luis from Rojiblancos with Thibaut Courtois also returning to the west London club after spending a three year loan spell from the Spanish outfit.

With Didier Drogba leaving the club, the paper claims that the Premier League champions want to bring in top scorer Griezmann, who has scored 22 goals in 37 La Liga appearances this season.

The release clause of the forward is believed to be £43 million, which is a lot of money than they paid for Costa last year, but the 24-year-old have got the skill of being able to play across the front line.

Of course the Frenchman could also play in midfield position as well and it will be interesting to see whether or not Jose Mourinho do push the deal, which could be one of the biggest transfer deals of the summer.

Meanwhile, the Daily Mail have claimed that Luis could return to Atletico over the summer, as part of the deal for Griezmann.

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