Diego Costa had almost joined Liverpool

Author : Abhinandan

Diego Costa sprints with the ball

Atletico Madrid forward has divulged that he was almost close to joining Liverpool during the transfer window but he chose to stay back at Atletico.

The reds from Anfield were very interested in signing the 24-year-old but the player decided to stick with his club and pay homage for their trust in him.

Liverpool had bid for the player on several occasions but the deal never came through. The Brazilian wants to work under Diego Simeone for a couple more seasons.

Costa Said :”I was close to leaving, Liverpool are a great team,”. “But after fighting so hard and overcoming difficulties to get my place at Atletico, how could I leave? I thought that it was very important for me to continue growing in this club and to play here for many years.”

The player is currently on loan in Rayo Vallecano and has scored nine goals in just 16 appearances.



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