- 2 updates
- Costa netted some 35 goals for Atletico last season as they won the Spanish title and reached the Champions League final, where they lost in extra-time to Real Madrid
- The 25-year-old emerged as the leading summer transfer target for Jose Mourinho
- It is believed the transfer fee will be in the region of £32million
Chelsea have reached an agreement to sign striker Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid.
In a statement tonight, Chelsea said:
"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."