“It’s Not The Way I Wanted To Leave Chelsea” – Diego Costa Says

Diego Costa

Brazillian professional footballer, Diego Costa while speaking with Marca has revealed the real reason why he’s leaving Chelsea back to Atletico Madrid.

As demonstrated by the player he said he was to a great degree happy at Chelsea, however is enchanted to get back home to play for Atletico Madrid.

Costa has arrived in Spain to undergo a medical, after it was declared on Thursday that his previous club have reached an agreement with Chelsea, for a fee worth £58m.

The 28-year-old joined Chelsea from Atletico in 2014 and scored 59 times in 120 appearance, as they won two titles in three seasons.

Regarding his departure from the Blues, the Spain international told Marca:

“It’s not the way I wanted to leave, ever. I have a special affection for the people at Chelsea.

“I’m not a person who is going to smear the image. They know the person I am.

“I wanted to return (to Atletico). I’m not going to be ungrateful to Chelsea, where I was also very happy, playing in a team that was great.

“Atletico is my home and I’m here.”

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