Is done and dusted but just medical remaining. Diego Costa’s future has finally been resolved after Chelsea announced that they have agreed to sell him to Atletico Madrid this afternoon.
The Spaniard, who attempted to force a move from Stamford Bridge by refusing to return from Brazil, has finally got his wish to return to the club he joined Chelsea from.
Spaniard newspaper has it that Atletico will pay a reported fee of £55 million for the 28-year-old, £23m more than they received for him in 2014. According to Marca’s Chris Winterburn, the striker will undergo a medical today ahead of his unveiling. He’s expected to be a spectator when Los Rojiblancos host Sevilla on Saturday.
So it’s a happy ending for all parties and Antoine Griezmann cannot hide his excitement as his tweet regarding the move is going viral on Twitter..
Recall that Diego Costa fell out with Antonio Conte at the start of the year and his future in west London appeared bleak from that moment. He was angered because Chelsea head coach broke the news “his services is no longer needed’ to him on text message.
Checkout his tweet below…