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Atletico Madrid Terminate Diego Costa’s Contract

Spanish La Liga giants, Atlético de Madrid and Diego Costa have reached an agreement for the termination of the striker’s contract.

The striker’s contract was due to expire on June 30, 2021.

But he asked to leave the club for personal reasons a few days ago according to a club statement on Tuesday.

The statement disclosed that Costa signed the termination of his contract on Tuesday.

Diego Costa

The club wished the former Chelsea striker the best of luck in the next stage of his professional career.

Since Costa arrived at Atletico in 2006 at the young age of 17, the forward played 215 official matches in two stages, scoring 83 goals and providing 36 assists.

During his time at the club, he won one LaLiga title (2013-14), one Copa del Rey (2013), one Europa League (2018) and two UEFA Super Cups (2010 and 2018).

“The club thanks Diego Costa for his dedication during these years and wishes him well in the next stage of his professional career,” Atletico added in the statement.

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