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Atletico president would favour Costa return

Atletico president would favour Costa return

Cerezo: Chelsea likely to turn down offers for Costa
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Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has admitted that he would 'love' to re-sign striker Diego Costa Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

The Spain international left Atleti for Stamford Bridge in the summer of 2014 and has since been an influential figure in the Blues' frontline.

Costa was linked with a potential return to Atleti last summer but unfortunately, the club could not negotiate a price for his transfer.

While speaking to Cadena Ser, Cerezo insisted that the Premier League leaders would probably keep hold of their player despite the impending interest from several Chinese clubs.

He added that his side would love a reunion with the former striker, but the Blues are likely to resist all offers for their star performers.

Costa is currently on 15 goals for the Premier League campaign, just one shy of Everton's in-form striker Romelu Lukaku.