FORMER Chelsea striker Diego Costa has accomplished his free switch transfer to Brazilian facet Atletico Mineiro.
The Spanish worldwide has been with no membership since leaving Atletico Madrid in December.
Diego Costa has headed again to Brazil to resurrect his professionCredit score: PA
Atletico Mineiro have confirmed the ahead has joined themCredit score: Instagram @atletico
He nonetheless had six months remaining on his contract however the 32-year-old cited ‘private causes’ for getting a termination with the Spaniards.
Now he is able to begin the following chapter of his storied profession by committing himself to Atletico till December 2022.
He is because of arrive in Belo Horizonte in the present day after agreeing a reported £40,000-a-week salary.
That determine is barely lower than he initially requested for, however there will probably be bonus funds that might see that topped up.
Costa might even be accessible for Wednesday’s Copa Libertadores quarter-final conflict with River Plate, though he’s not anticipated to function after his eight months with out match motion.
Atletico are prime of the league because it stands, two factors away from second-placed Palmeiras.
Atletico Madrid confirmed the choice to tear up his contract in December and launch him – the third time he has departed the membership throughout his profession.
He rejoined them in 2018 from Chelsea and managed 19 objectives in 81 video games in his newest spell.
He left with an total report of 83 objectives in 215 appearances for the Spanish facet, successful LaLiga, the Copa del Rey and Europa League.
Costa had fallen behind Luis Suarez and loanee Moussa Dembele within the pecking order earlier than his departure.
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