Shortly after Diego Costa knocked with his team, Atletico Madrid, the London side, Chelsea FC from the Champions league with a 3-1 away win, what was rumoured for the past few months seems to be a done deal. Atletico Madrid striker, Diego Costa , 25, from next season will play for Chelsea FC, the news exclusively reported the British newspaper The Sun and Goal.com.
The contract is worth a total of 75 million pounds, including compensation to Atletico and his salary. Deal was finalized at a meeting in London in less than 24 hours after the match between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid on Wednesday ,
Costa will have three times higher salary in Chelsea FC than in Atletico, and will earn about 150,000 pounds per week
“Jose Mourinho has achieved his great desire – capture of Diego Costa, a player whom he hunted for a few months. Atletico this summer for his attacker will get 32 million pounds” . The only thing left for now to see , is will Chelsea goalkeeper on loan at Atletico Madrid, Thibaut Courtois be a part of this deal. Some previous reported suggested that Mourinho as a part of Diego Costa’s move will let Thibaut Courtois for another season in Madrid.
Costa, the Brazilian who plays for Spain, this season has scored 36 goals. One of them to Chelsea in the semi-final of the Champions League in which Atletico Madrid with a 3-1 win in London secured the Spanish final of the Champions league against Real Madrid.