“Atletico Madrid Missed Their Chance To Re-sign Me”- Diego Costa

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Diego Costa says Atletico Madrid missed their chance to tempt him away from Chelsea this summer.

The Spain international was eager to secure a return to Vicente Calderon last summer but a deal couldn’t be negotiated.

He told El Larguero: “Atletico knows I have a special feeling for the team, I lived the best moment of my career there. El Cholo [Diego Simeone] knows it wasn’t impossible for me to come back to Atletico.

“The relationship with Conte didn’t start well because when he arrived I told him I wanted to go to Atletico. Chelsea’s fans love me a lot, even more than in Atletico, figure that!

“When Atletico had to wait for me they didn’t, there was still a month to go in the transfer market.

“I’ve done everything to come back to Atletico Madrid but I wouldn’t fight the same to return. When Atletico didn’t wait for me, I had to go to Conte with the tail between my legs.”

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