Chelsea in talks with Swansea over Fernando Llorente

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The Spain global joined Swansea from Sevilla last summer and scored 15 goals during his debut season in the Premier League, helping the Swans retain their top-flight status.

Chelsea looked very close to striking a deal with Swansea, subject to the south Wales club finding a replacement before the end of the transfer window.

But Spurs moved on deadline day to sign the 32-year-old Spaniard, who has agreed a two-year deal.

And, Llorente was keen to join up with the Premier League champions.

Swans boss Paul Clement however, tends to favour a return to South Wales for Wilfried Bony who has failed to impress at Manchester City.

In associated Spurs news, they also signed right wing-back Serge Aurier from PSG, which was highly annoying until Chelsea were able to secure the signature of Torino's Frank Zappacosta.

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The first player the Blues are targeting, as per the Guardian, is Swansea City's Fernando Llorente.

However, he has set his sights on Premier League glory upon signing a two-year deal with last season's runners-up.

Llorente's arrival at the North London club could also signal the departure of Dutch striker Vincent Janssen.

Sky Sports News understands there has been no official bid from Everton for the former Spain worldwide at this stage, despite reports linking the Toffees with a move.

Llorente was key to Swansea's survival last season, scoring 15 goals for a struggling side that may well have been doomed without him.

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