Atletico Madrid want Costa back after selling striker in staggering £31m deal

first_img1 Diego Costa Atletico Madrid want to lure Chelsea striker Diego Costa back to the club, according to reports in Spain.The La Liga side have money to spend after selling fellow forward Jackson Martinez to Guangzhou Evergrande for £31m on Tuesday.Atletico sold Costa to Chelsea in the summer of 2014 after the Blues met the Spain international’s £32m release-clause.But now, according to Marca, the Spanish club are trying to lure the 27-year-old back to the Vicente Calderon this summer.Costa was reportedly unsettled at Stamford Bridge under Jose Mourinho this season, but since Guus Hiddink’s arrival he has rekindled his best form.The striker has six goals in seven appearances since the Dutchman has returned and Chelsea are keen to keep Costa.last_img

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