EVERTON MIDFIELDER REVEALS HOW EVERTON ATTEMPTED TO SIGN FORMER CHELSEA STRIKER DIEGO COSTA

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Rumours claimed Everton were interested in signing former Chelsea striker Diego Costa and Everton midfielder Nikola Vlasic has now confirmed the Merseyside club were indeed interested in Costa.

According to Vlasic, Everton reserved the No.19 shirt for Costa.

“No 27 was free, I wanted 8 but Ross Barkley wears it, while the club was keeping 19 for Diego Costa,” Vlasic told 24sata.

Costa opted to join La Liga side Atletico Madrid despite the club having a transfer ban until January.

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