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Chelsea hope to complete Diego Costa move from Atletico Madrid by end of week

Chelsea are just waiting to put Diego
Costa through a medical before
completing the striker’s £32million
switch from Atletico Madrid.
Costa’s move to Stamford Bridge,
which was agreed in principle weeks
ago, has been held up by a
hamstring injury. But the striker is
now returning to training with Spain
ahead of the World Cup and Chelsea
are keen to get a medical
Chelsea could even complete the
deal by the end of the week and are
confident it will be sealed before
the World Cup kicks off next week.
Landing Costa early in the summer
will allow Chelsea manager Jose
Mourinho to concentrate on other
targets, who include Cesc Fabregas,
Ezequiel Lavezzi, Koke and Filipe
Costa’s arrival will also give Chelsea
the opportunity to start trying to
find clubs for strikers Fernando
Torres and Demba Ba. Romelu
Lukaku’s future remains in doubt,
while Samuel Eto’o’s contract is due
to expire.

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Posted By bobricky On 05:40 Wed, 04 Jun 2014

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