Atletico Madrid Reach Deal To Re-Sign Chelsea Striker Diego Costa

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Atletico Madrid have reached an agreement to re-sign striker Diego Costa from Chelsea, according to El Mundo.

Costa will sign a contract that will last until June 2021 and the deal will be Atletico’s most expensive signing.

Atletico is reported to be paying €55 million, plus €10m in variables.

“Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have reached a preliminary agreement for the transfer of Diego Costa” Atletico said in a statement.

“The agreement is pending the approval of the contract between our club and the Spain international player.

“The English club has authorised Diego Costa to travel to Madrid in the coming days to undergo a medical and agree a contract with our club.”

Chelsea also released a statement:

“Chelsea Football Club has today agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa.

“The transfer will be subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical.”