Atletico Madrid president insists there is little chance of Diego Costa leaving Chelsea to rejoin club

5 Apr

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo claims it is ‘almost impossible’ for the club to re-sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa.

The Spain international spent two years with the La Liga side from 2012 to 2014 and scored 64 goals in the process.

However the 27-year-old was then sold to Chelsea for £32.5m and he has since gone on to find the net 35 times.

But, Costa is reportedly keen on a return to Spain and he has been linked with a move to Atletico.

However the club’s president, Cerezo, says that it would be near enough impossible to complete a deal.

“[Costa] has a contract with Chelsea,” Cerezo told Al Primer Toque radio show.

“Often, no matter how much you want a player, there is a contract. To negotiate with Chelsea can be really difficult, almost impossible.”


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