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Former Atletico Madrid and Chelsea striker Diego Costa has been offered a €3 million-per-year contract at Benfica.
Diario AS cite a report from La Provence that claims that tentative conversations had taken place between the two but the striker’s salary – said to have been €8m per year at Atleti – had proven prohibitive and the French club discontinued their interest.
Atletico Madrid have decided to sign Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as their replacement for Diego Costa, report Deportes Cuatro.
Lyon striker Moussa Dembele is not interested in joining West Ham United during the current transfer window, a report from Goal claims.
As noted by the report by Sky Sports, Costa is a free man after departing Atletico Madrid on a free. The Brazilian-turned-Spaniard had just six-months left to run on his contract at the Wanda Metropolitano, but an agreement was found to allow him to depart ahead of time.
The 32-year-old recently had his contract mutually terminated six months early with the Spanish club, as the forward wanted to move elsewhere for more regular game time.
The Atletico Madrid striker has six months remaining on his deal but has requested the club to terminate his contract with immediate effect so that he can take care of some family problems. He was absent from the Spanish club’s training session on Monday as he looks increasingly certain to leave the club in January.g
Diego Costa has informed Atletico Madrid of his desire to leave the club in the January transfer window, Goal can confirm.
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