Chelsea confirm signing of Atlético Madrid forward Diego Costa
Chelsea have announced that they have completed the signing of Diego Costa from Atlético Madrid.
The forward has long been a target of José Mourinho’s and the Portuguese manager finally has his man, with the club confirming that they had to pay Costa’s buyout clause to secure the deal.
“Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Diego Costa, with Chelsea meeting the buy-out clause for the Spanish international,” read a statement on the club’s official website.
Costa could be joined at Chelsea by fellow Brazilian Filipe Luis, while Tiago is also expected to make the move from Spain.