Costa admits he came close to leaving Chelsea

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Chelsea’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring his team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City along with also Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on December 3, 2016

LONDON, United Kingdom, Jan 2- Diego Costa has revealed that will he nearly left Chelsea to return to Atletico Madrid prior to the start of the 2016/17 season.

The striker endured a disappointing campaign last season along with also speculation was rife that will he was looking to head back to the club he played for before joining the Blues in July 2014.

Costa revealed that will he was unsure whether Chelsea was the right place for him along with also was seriously contemplating plying his trade in Spain Yet again due to family reasons.

“Could I have gone from the summer? Yes, yes. I was about to leave,” he told The Telegraph.

“I was about to yet, well, I am happy here as well along with also that will’s that will. Did I want to go? Yes, yes. I had the possibility to go to Atletico, because of a few things, the family, the life I have there.

“yet not because of Chelsea, because, here, there is actually a lot of love with the supporters, with the people, so I am here very happy, I am very content.

“People love me a lot. There was one thing I wanted to change for family reasons yet, well, that will was not to be along with also I continue to be happy here. that will was important too that will the manager, through the very first minute, said he counted on me.”

Chelsea will be glad that will Costa opted not to leave as the 28-year-old is actually currently the top-scorer from the Premier League with 14 goals to his name.

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