Diego Costa has found out of favor at the defending Champions of English Premier League Chelsea. Antonio Conte had earlier made it clear that striker does not have a place in his plans.
Antonio Conte has signed Alvaro Morata, who is leading the line of attack for Chelsea. Diego Costa has not appeared for the Blues since the FA Cup defeat to the Arsenal.
The Spaniard had an offer from China and Turkey, but a few weeks back Athletico Madrid made shown interest in him. They are even shown readiness to break their bank and sign costa. Atletico Madrid has made a final offer of 57.25 million, it is on Chelsea to leave or take it.
Whats next for Diego Costa?
Diego Costa came to the prominence at Athletico Madrid, he was a star for the Spanish club. He joined Chelsea for 32 million and did reasonable well winning the premier league last year. He is out of favor at Chelsea and does not look like will get any game time.
Diego Costa should put a pressure on Chelsea to release him to join his former club in Spain. He has become anonymous in the Chelsea locker room ever since Antonio Conte has removed him from his playing XI.
Costa clearly out of favor at Chelsea and Chelsea should take the money Athletico Madrid is offering them. It will be the win-win situation for all the parties. Costa is a liability for the blue and offloading him for that amount of money will be a good deal. Chelsea had bought Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid for 32 million in 2014.
Costa made 89 premier league appearance scored 52 goals for the Blues. He was the leading the attack until this year. He still has a lot to offer any major European club, he should prefer to stick to Europe rather than looking at the offers in China Super League.