Atletico Madrid and Spanish national team striker Diego Costa said after the win against Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge that he is aware of other teams’ interest in his services, but he is happy at Atletico and is focused on winning the Champions League and La Liga. Los Rojiblancos are four points ahead of Barcelona and six ahead of Real Madrid with three matches to go though Real has a game in hand. Unlike Chelsea, Atletico and Diego Costa have their destiny in their hands and are three wins away from capturing the La Liga title. If they accomplish that then they only need to beat a Real Madrid side that they have played four times this season and have only beaten once.
Diego Costa on his possible future and his current focus on bringing silverware back to the Vicente Calderon:
“I feel good at Atletico, I am happy in Madrid. We will see what happens, there are offers but it is too early yet to talk. Now I am just thinking about the end of the season, I want to win the Champions League and La Liga. The truth is this is a beautiful final that we’ll play against Real Madrid. It will be a great match, we hope to do well. We deserve to be in the final. The team was calm after Torres’s goal, we were tremendous for the whole game.”
These matches will determine whether Diego Costa will leave the cash strapped club for greener pastures, at least in terms of wages because he has certainly won his fair share of silverware there. The main club he has been linked with is of course Chelsea but there may yet be other clubs in the mix. PSG and Manchester City may have been vying for his services but those two clubs have bigger issues to deal with in terms of balancing their books. The most logical place for Costa to go would be to Chelsea but football and transfers in particular are always full of surprises.
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