Chelsea Signing Diego Costa Being Sold By Atletico Madrid Against His Will

It has been reported that Imminent Chelsea signing Diego Costa is being sold by Atletico Madrid against his will.

Diego Costa

Marca claims that the Brazilian-born Spanish international previously allowed his representative, Jorge Mendes, to sign a deal which would see him move to Stamford Bridge this summer.

However the deal also included a penalty clause for Costa, understood to be several million euros, if the move failed to be completed.

The report also claims Costa began to have doubts over a move to Chelsea and was hopeful of agreeing a new contract at the La Liga champions.

However the penalty clause in the deal meant Costa would face paying a substantial fee to scrap his proposed switch to the Premier League and has resigned himself to leaving Atletico for Chelsea.

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