Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has denied reports that wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa is surrounding an arrival to the La Liga club.
Costa touched base with his family in Madrid from Brazil on Tuesday with AS guaranteeing that the Spain global means to stay there until in any event the New Year, fuelling theory that he will finish a €60 million move to previous side Atletico this week.
Be that as it may, Cerezo revealed to Spanish media: “If his family is moving [to Madrid], I don’t have the foggiest idea. What I know is that Costa is a Chelsea player and until January, there is a great opportunity to converse with his club and with whoever else. We are not going to do anything until January.”
Costa, Chelsea’s best scorer last season, had been in the place where he grew up of Lagarto, Brazil, since asserting in June that Blues mentor Antonio Conte had messaged him to reveal to him he was never again part of his designs.
Atletico couldn’t enroll new players amid the mid year window due to a FIFA exchange boycott, which closes in January 2018, and have stayed calm amid Costa’s standoff with Chelsea.
AS guaranteed on Wednesday that Costa viewed Atletico’s goalless Champions League draw at Roma on Tuesday evening on TV as opposed to the next Group C GAME including Chelsea, who won 6-0 at home finished Qarabag.
Atletico neglected to benefit as much as possible from their odds in Rome with Roma goalkeeper Alisson making 10 saves money on the night to deny them the win.
“We had clear possibilities and the main thing we were missing was the objective which is the most critical thing in football,” Simeone said in the postgame news gathering. “Their goalkeeper had an awesome diversion. We attempted however we couldn’t score.”
Marca proposed that the outcome in Rome would have been extraordinary if Costa had been in the Atletico TEAM.
The production has a photo of striker Luciano Vietto with his hands holding his head subsequent to missing a possibility for Atletico on Tuesday took after by the feature: “Would Diego Costa have missed them [chances]?” and afterward included: “Atletico missed the GOAL scorer they need to sign at the Stadio Olimpico.”