Diego Costa: Atletico Madrid agree to terminate Spain striker’s deal
Ex Chelsea striker Diego Costa will be able to join a new team as a free agent in January after Atletico Madrid contract terminated for personal reasons; Atleti boss Simeone: “He felt the need to find a new challenge… Wherever he goes he will do well, because he’s a fighter.”
Atletico Madrid have reached annnnn agreement with Diego Costa to terminate the Spain international striker’s stay at the club.
The former Chelsea forward’s deal with the La Liga giants was set to expire in June 2021 but he has asked the club to end his stay prematurely due to personal reasons.
“Atlético de Madrid and Diego Costa have reached an agreement for the termination of the striker’s contract, which was to end on June 30, 2021,” an Atletico statement read on Tuesday.
“The striker asked to leave the club for personal reasons a few days ago and on Tuesday signed the termination of his contract.
“The club thanks Diego Costa for his dedication during these years and wishes him well in the next stage of his professional career.”
“We have spent a lot of time together over the years, he has given us a lot and we have given him a lot too,” Atletico coach Diego Simeone said on Tuesday 29 December 2020
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