WANTAWAY Diego Costa may face a £23MILLION penalty if Atletico rip up the striker’s contract and he joins Actual Madrid or Barcelona.
Diego Costa has struggled with health this season and is known to wish to go away Atletico Madrid, halfway by way of the ultimate season of his contractCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Former Spain and Chelsea frontman Diego Costa has netted twice in 5 video games for LaLiga leaders Atletico this seasonCredit score: Reuters
But when Costa does depart the LaLiga leaders within the January switch window he’ll reportedly be hit within the pocket if he joins an elite rival.
They usually additionally say he would want handy over 5m euros (£4.54m) if a unique “Champion group” signed him.
It’s also understood Costa would nonetheless must pay 3.2m euros (£2.9m) to hyperlink up with every other membership.
Marca counsel “the ball is now within the membership’s court docket”, and ‘they’ll sit down to speak” with the 24-cap targetman, who’s in his third spell with Atletico.
Costa has managed simply 204 minutes this season, albeit scoring twice, after scuffling with muscle accidents, deep vein thrombosis and a blood clot in his leg,
And ESPN’s David Cartlidge mentioned Costa was “absent from coaching with permission” as he pushes for his exit.
Atletico may effectively be keen to dump Costa – however would certainly want a alternative as Luis Suarez, 33, is presently their solely different established No9
Diego Costa was allowed to overlook Atletico coaching and is alleged to wish to go away for ‘private purpose’ after a string of damage and health issuesCredit score: AFP OR LICENSORS