• Chelsea Striker Diego Costa Allegedly Tells Fan He Plans to Return to Atletico in January

    News Mon 19 Jun 2017

    ​Chelsea striker Diego Costa allegedly told a fan that he intends to return to former club Atletico Madrid in January.

    ​A commenter on Reddit claimed that the Spanish forward informed a supporter of his intention to move to Spain.

    “Arsenal fan here,” the Reddit user said. “My friend who speaks a little Spanish spoke to Diego who said he hopes to stay at Chelsea until January and then move back to Atletico, but it is ‘gods will’.”

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    Costa’s exit now appears inevitable after a text sent by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte revealed that he is no longer in the Italian’s plans.

    The Blues could now be set to receive a transfer fee of less than they paid for Costa, who has reportedly dismissed the possibility of a move to China.

    Atletico are expected to propose a fee of £26m – £6m less than Chelsea paid for the player in 2014 – ahead of the end of their transfer ban in January.

    “I’m a Chelsea player, but they do not want me there,” Costa has said. “Antonio Conte has told me by message that I do not follow at Chelsea and that’s it. Conte said he did not count on me for next season.”

    The 28-year-old scored 20 goals in 35 Premier League appearances this season as Chelsea secured the title.

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    Source: http://www.90min.com/posts/5158692-chelsea-striker-diego-costa-allegedly-tells-fan-he-plans-to-return-to-atletico-in-january?utm_source=RSS


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