Chelsea rebel Diego Costa is in the end set for a transfer to Atletico Madrid after arriving within the Spanish capital for his medical with the membership.
The 28-year-old striker was once mobbed by fans and newshounds as he tried to go out the airport.
But in spite of the chaos, Costa beamed as he spoke to the media and greeted fans who had collected to welcome the go back in their hero.
Official affirmation of Costa’s departure from Chelsea is anticipated imminently.
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