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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone delighted fit-again Diego Costa available

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is delighted to count on Diego Costa again.

The striker could make his first league appearance since November during Sunday's match with Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium.

"Costa has been out for a long time, but when he returns he brings us energy, hunger and strength," Simeone said in his pre-match press conference.

"It's everything [Alvaro] Morata gives us.

"Joao Felix is returning too.

"We need him to get more match sharpness to be able to give the team more attacking options.

"His talent is undoubtable.

"[Angel] Correa gives us passion, goals, hard work, balance and hunger to play for the team, which is the most important thing for a footballer."

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