Costa’s long term stays in limbo after he didn’t get his summer season go out following Antonio Conte’s textual content message informing him that he used to be now not wanted at Stamford Bridge.
Conte has been reluctant to talk about the 28-year-previous, who’s these days in Brazil refusing to go back to England.
Reports in Spain claimed Atletico had made a last be offering of £57m for Costa and La Liga soccer skilled Guillem Balague has subsidized up the ones stories.
But he additionally says Atletico might be informed by way of the Premier League to pay extra.
He informed Sky Sports: “Atleti have made one ultimate be offering. It’s €55m (£48m) plus €10m (£eight.8m) in bonuses.
“They say it is a ultimate be offering however that does not imply a lot in any respect.
“If Chelsea reject it they are going to have to search out some other €10m (£eight.8m), which is concerning the distinction in valuation between Chelsea and Atleti at the present time.”
Earlier nowadays, former Chelsea participant Ray Wilkins stated Costa has the brink of over Alvaro Morata.
“When I look at Morata and Costa, I see a better footballer in Morata,” he stated.
“He’s were given a greater regulate, higher motion, most likely faster, but if I have a look at the beast in Costa and what he will give you, he upsets other people.
“I might a lot quicker have Costa than Morata. The query is, why haven’t we were given each?
“Costa must be at Stamford Bridge, we must be the usage of either one of them after which we’d have a correct strike-drive.”