AC Milan Wants To Buy Diego Costa, Not Borrow
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is getting closer to AC Milan on the trasnfer exchange this summer. This is known after the meeting of soccer agent Jorge Mendes with the management of The Blues on Tuesday (1/8/2017) yesterday.
Reported by Sky Sport, Jorge Mendes has just met with Chelsea and AC Milan management. Costa is the main target of the Rossoneri now, having ruled out Borussia Dortmund strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nikola Kalinić from Fiorentina.
Negotiations run a lot because the two parties have different desires. AC Milan took the initiative to sign Costa on a permanent basis, while the Blues just wanted to release it on loan for half a season.
If Costa agreed to be sold to AC Milan, all the process of his move will be passed easily. But now Mendes has to work extra hard to convince his client to want to play in Serie A.
At first the 28-year-old player is planning to leave to Atletico Madrid, his former club, as a loan player. He wants to play for six months until the transfer embargo sanction Atletico ends in January 2018.
However, Evening Standard wrote Atletico failed to bring home the former striker because the price is pegged Chelsea is too high. Though Los Rojiblancos had a plan to mempermanenkan Costa at the end of the loan period.