Diego Costa signs pre-contract with Tianjian Quanjian
Chinese Super League clubs are raiding Chelsea as Diego Costa signs pre-contract with Tianjian Quanjian.
According to reports, Chelsea’s Spanish striker Diego Costa has signed a pre-contract with Chinese side Tianjian Quanjian which will see him leave the London outfit for Chinese Super League.
Costa has been unhappy at Chelsea and has already admitted it publicly, he has been a great goal poacher for Chelsea his exploits has attracted many clubs including mega-rich Chinese Clubs.
Reports from Spain suggest that Costa has had a meeting with Tianjian Quanjian’s representative at a hotel and has agreed to a pre-contract.
Tianjian Quanjian has been chasing Costa for a long time and they did try to sign him during the January transfer window but Chelsea did not accept the deal.
If reports are true Tianjian Quanjian is ready to pay £76.25 million transfer sum and a mouth watering £25.42m per season deal for Costa.
Costa has been lethal for The Blues this season with 20 goals and 6 assists from just 39 appearances. It’s sure that Chelsea and Conte will miss his striking power if he decides to leave the club.
The deal is nearing the end and it’s nearly confirmed that Diego Costa won’t be playing at Stamford Bridge next season, Chelsea coach Antonio Conte is aware of the deal and has already started looking for an ideal replacement. Sources say Belotti, Lukaku, Morata are on his shortlist.