All of the latest news from newspapers and media outlets this morning.
Roman Abramovich is tired of the blame game at Stamford Bridge and has made a personal intervention.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could make as many as five signings before the deadline, three of them Southampton defenders – Virgil Van Dijk, Cedric Soares and Ryan Bertrand.
Diego Costa has told his Chelsea team-mates they are free to take whatever he left in his locker as he has no intention of coming back to claim his possessions.
The Sunday Times:
Chelsea have made an enquiry for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, who is said to be dissatisfied with the financial terms on offer at the club and has stalled on signing a longer-term contract.
The Mail on Sunday:
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is in a race against time to bolster his squad with Fernando Llorente and Danny Rose wanted.
Atletico Madrid are ready to pay £50m for Diego Costa but Chelsea are now holding out for £60m.
Chelsea youngster Kenedy is set to join Newcastle on loan but Michy Batshuayi is likely to stay.
Diego Costa has turned down £13m to move on loan to China until November because he wants to return to Atletico Madrid.
Danny Drinkwater’s move to Chelsea has stalled because Leicester are demanding £40m for the England midfielder.
Chelsea are looking to PSV Eindhoven’s Santiago Arias for their right wing-back role as they appear set to miss out on Joao Cancelo.
Antonio Conte could also be targeting Inter Milan defender Antonio Candreva, according to boss Luciano Spalletti.