Atletico Madrid reach agreement to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid have been heavily linked with a move for Diego Costa over the course of the transfer window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Spanish Media (AS), Atletico Madrid have reached agreement to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa.

The Spain international has joined Chelsea from Atletico Madrid for a fee in the region of 38 million euros in July 2014.

Diego Costa made 120 appearances across all competitions for Chelsea, scoring 58 goals and supplying 24 assists in return.

The Spain international has been in fantastic form for Chelsea last season.

 

Diego Costa
Diego Costa

 

As a member of Spain national football team, Diego Costa has won 15 caps and has scored 5 goals.

Diego Costa was one of the more likely players to be offloaded by Chelsea this summer.

Diego Simeone has wanted to sign a new striker this summer and Diego Costa was one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The Spain international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of attacking player Diego Simeone has wanted to target in the summer transfer window.

 

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Diego Simeone is a long term admirer of Diego Costa and believes he can get the most out of the Spain international.

According to the report in Spanish Media, Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have reached an agreement for the transfer of Diego Costa. Atletico Madrid will pay 45 million euros with a potential further 10 million euros in add ons to return the Spanish international to their ranks. The Spanish giants will not pay the transfer value until both Diego Costa and Chelsea have resolved their differences.

 

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