Atletico Madrid chief Caminero warn Liverpool off Diego Costa

Atletico Madrid chief Jose Luis Caminero is confident keeping hold of Liverpool target Diego Costa.

Atletico Madrid chief Jose Luis Caminero is confident keeping hold of Liverpool target Diego Costa.

Brendan Rodgers' side made a £21.8 million bid for the Brazilian forward last week, but the Madrid club insisted he was not for sale.

Speaking to AS, Caminero said: "Diego Costa is a very important player for Atletico, we value him very highly and we are convinced that this year he is going to score a lot of goals with Atletico. He is an idol for the fans."

Pressed on whether Costa would stay at he club, he added: "Yes, he's going to continue."

 
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