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  • Diego Costa has completed his move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid, the Spanish side have announced.The 28-year-old striker has initially signed on loan until the end of the season, although Atletico’s transfer embargo means he cannot play until January.Costa, who has scored 59 goals in 120 games for Chelsea – twice winning the Premier League title – will then join Atletico for a reported fee of £58million.Atletico and Chelsea announced an agreement had been reached last Thursday and it has now been completed on the eve of the teams’ Champions League Group C contest at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.Diego Costa (left) moved from Atletico to Chelsea in July 2004 (Nick Potts/PA)Costa said on Atletico’s website: “I’m very happy to return home, I’ve always said it, Atletico is my home, I’m very, very happy.”The Brazil-born Spain striker’s time at Chelsea ended in claim, counter claim and acrimony.He expressed his gratitude to Atletico for making the move, which will be officially r..

    Diego Costa completes switch to Atletico Madrid

    Diego Costa has completed his move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid, the Spanish side have announced.The 28-year-old striker has initially signed on loan until the end of the season, although Atletico’s transfer embargo means he cannot play until January.Costa, who has scored 59 goals in 120 games for Chelsea – twice winning the Premier League title – will then join Atletico for a reported fee of £58million.Atletico and Chelsea announced an agreement had been reached last Thursday and it has now been completed on the eve of the teams’ Champions League Group C contest at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.Diego Costa (left) moved from Atletico to Chelsea in July 2004 (Nick Potts/PA)Costa said on Atletico’s website: “I’m very happy to return home, I’ve always said it, Atletico is my home, I’m very, very happy.”The Brazil-born Spain striker’s time at Chelsea ended in claim, counter claim and acrimony.He expressed his gratitude to Atletico for making the move, which will be officially r..
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