Liverpool target Costa signs new Atletico Madrid deal

Atletico Madrid have extended the contract of Liverpool target Diego Costa by three years until June 2018.

Atletico Madrid have extended the contract of Liverpool target Diego Costa by three years until June 2018.

The 24-year-old Brazilian striker was the subject of a £21m bid by Liverpool on 1 August.

"I am very happy with the deal, it is a very special moment," he told Atletico's website.

"I am delighted with this agreement after fighting for a long time to win the respect and affection of the fans, my team-mates and people in the club."

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