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Diego Costa: Chelsea agree terms with Atletico Madrid to sell striker

Chelsea have agreed terms with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of striker Diego Costa back to the Spanish club. The move, which will be completed in January, is subject to the agreement of personal terms and a medical. Atletico said the 28-year-old, who left the club to join Chelsea in 2014, would have a medical in the next few days. Spain international Costa has not played for the Blues this season, and spent much of August in his native Brazil. He cannot be registered as a player for the La…

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Chelsea FC transfer news: Atletico Madrid lodge final 'take it or leave it' bid for Blues outcast Diego Costa

Diego Costa has not played for Chelsea since the FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal Monday, September 18, 2017 Atletico Madrid have lodged a final ‘take it or leave it’ offer worth £57.25m for Chelsea outcast Diego Costa. According to Marca, the Spanish club are ready to make him their most expensive player ever but will refuse to go any higher should Chelsea turn it down. It has been reported Atletico have offered around £48.5m up front with the remaining cash based on performance. Costa has been out in the…

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Chelsea and Diego Costa transfer news: Atletico Madrid close to wrapping up €60m deal for striker – latest reports

It’s been a difficult summer for Diego Costa Thursday, September 14, 2017 Diego Costa’s future is yet to be resolved by Chelsea, but rumour has it his exit is now close to being finalised. Read on to find out the latest on the Blues forward… Atletico Madrid make breakthrough in negotiations While Atletico are banned from registering new players before the 2018 January transfer window, progress is being made over a deal for the Chelsea striker. Sky Sports News understands that the Spanish side are ‘increasingly confident’ that an agreement…

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San Diego steps up containment battle as Hepatitis A outbreak kills 16

Private cleaning crews and public health workers are mobilized on the streets of San Diego, working to stop a Hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed at least 16 lives so far. San Diego city and county officials said they are collaborating on solutions to the aggressive outbreak –- which has at least 421 known cases in San Diego county, including 292 hospitalizations and 16 deaths, since last November. They have stepped up containment plans, which now include everything from street cleaning and vaccination to distributing flyers and possible temporary housing…

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The Look: Youth in San Diego: Skateboards, Beach Hangs and Chicano Culture

Advertisement Style the look Youth in San Diego: Skateboards, Beach Hangs and Chicano Culture “The city breathes skateboarding,” said Bruna Stalliviere, whom John Francis Peters met while photographing young San Diegans in the months of June and July. ImageCreditJohn Francis Peters for The New York Times San Diego is credited as one of the birthplaces of skateboarding. The sport took hold there in the 1950s, serving as an alternative to surfing when there were no waves. Today, locals see the skateboard as “a logistical form of transportation but also a…

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Chelsea FC news: Stay away striker Diego Costa left out of the Blues' Champions League squad

Diego Costa is refusing to return to Chelsea Monday, September 4, 2017 Chelsea have left AWOL striker Diego Costa out of their Champions League squad. Costa, top scorer for the Premier League champions last season, is in self-enforced exile in his native Brazil. The 28-year-old insists he will not return to the club after being told he is not part of Antonio Conte’s future plans and is demanding a return to Atletico Madrid. Atletico are keen to have the forward back but are banned from signing players until January 2018 and –…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Sunday, September 3: Real Madrid REJECTED deal for Alexis Sanchez, plus Diego Costa and Philippe Coutinho latest

talkSPORT being you all the top football headlines and gossip from Sunday’s newspapers… Real Madrid rejected the chance to sign Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez in the transfer window but could return for him next summer when he is a free agent. (Don Balon) Sources close to unsettled Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, say he has offered no suggestion he is prepared to return to the London club and make himself available for selection. (Telegraph) Chelsea are understood to be considering suing Costa for up to £50m if he does not return to the club. (Express) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is to…

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