Diego Costa being sold to Chelsea AGAINST HIS WILL

Imminent Chelsea signing Diego Costa is being sold by Atletico Madrid against his will.
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Imminent Chelsea signing Diego Costa is being sold by Atletico Madrid against his will.

Marca says Costa previously allowed his representative, Jorge Mendes, to sign a deal which would see him move to Stamford Bridge this summer.

But the deal also included a penalty clause for Costa, understood to be several million euros, if the move failed to be completed.

The report also claims Costa began to have doubts over a move to Chelsea and was hopeful of agreeing a new contract at the La Liga champions.

However the penalty clause in the deal meant Costa would face paying a substantial fee to scrap his proposed switch to the Premier League and has resigned himself to leaving Atletico for Chelsea.

 
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