Diego Costa set to join Italian champions AC Milan

Diego Costa set to join Italian champions AC Milan

- Atletico Madrid's transfer ban would force Diego Costa to join Milan on loan until January

- The SPanish striker is seen as the perfect mentor for newly signed striker Andre Silva

- Diego Simeone's side are currently observing a transfer ban which end in January 2018

Chelsea striker is set to rejoin Atletico Madrid but he will spend the first six months at AC Milan due to a transfer ban on Diego Simeone's side by FIFA.

The Spanish international has already been told that he wouldn't be needed this summer by Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after he asked to leave for China in the January transfer window.

The striker is now keen on a return to Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid side but the Spanish side currently under a transfer ban.

Diego Costa set to join Italian champions AC Milan

Diego Costa is no longer in Antonio Conte's plans for next season. Photo: Premier League/Twitter

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Due to the ban, the 28-year-old would not be able to play for the Rojiblancos until January 2018.

In order to get around the ban, Costa is seeking a short term loan move where can continue playing football, before making a permanent switch to the Spanish capital in January.

Sky Sports are reporting that big-spending AC Milan would take the striker though they would have preferred a permanent deal for the striker.

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Coach Vincenzo Montella is glad to take Costa as he believed the striker could mentor new £32m signing André Silva.

An impressive tally of 58 goals in 120 games for Chelsea has put the 28-year-old striker in the hearts of Blues fans for good.

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Source: Naija.ng

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