Diego Costa, Nemanja Matic Delisted From Chelsea Pre-season Squad

The Blues will leave for China on Monday.


Speculations that Diego Costa and Nemanja Matic could leave Chelsea this summer has been boosted with the report that both players will miss the club’s pre-season tour of the Far East.

The Blues will leave for China on Monday.

Costa, 28, wants to rejoin Atletico Madrid, even though they are under a transfer ban; while Manchester United have been on the trail of Matic.

Monaco midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is expected to replace Matic in the Chelsea side next season.

It is believed the 22-year-old will complete his move to the Premier League champions in the next few days.

Chelsea open their pre-season programme against Arsenal in Beijing on 22 July before travelling to Singapore for games against Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.

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