Chelsea outcast Diego Costa keen to join Atletico Madrid
Diego Costa admits he sees no point in trying to fight for a future at Chelsea if he is not wanted and has again not ruled out rejoining Atletico Madrid this summer despite their transfer embargo
Spain's Diego Costa (second from right) celebrates a goal with his teammates during their 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Macedonia on Sunday. Pic/AFP
Diego Costa admits he sees no point in trying to fight for a future at Chelsea if he is not wanted and has again not ruled out rejoining Atletico Madrid this summer despite their transfer embargo.
Costa had claimed that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte had informed him that he was not part of the Italian's plans next season.
He told the Spanish media after scoring in Spain's 2-1 World Cup qualifying win over Macedonia: "You need to ask Conte what has happened. But there are ways of saying things, ways of doing things. Thanks to God I'm not lacking teams (to join). If Chelsea don't want me I will choose the best option for me."
He added: "I have a contract with Chelsea for two years. If they decide to sell me I will search for the best team for me. Atletico Madrid are among those teams. Signing for Atletico wouldn't mean not playing, I could go (on loan) to some team in Spain, in Italy, in Brazil...wherever I can continue playing."
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