Former Chelsea star now a free agent after terminating contract with club. He scored 52 goals in 89 Premier League games for Chelsea

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa is now a free agent after terminating his contract with Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro, according to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano via Daily Mail.

The 33-year-old joined the Brazilian side in August last year having been released by Atletico Madrid in December 2020.

Costa scored four goals in 15 appearances as he helped the Brazilian side win a domestic double.

Romano Tweeted: “Diego Costa has reached an agreement with Atletico Mineiro to terminate his contract and part ways with immediate effect. #transfers.

“Former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid striker’s gonna be now available on a free transfer. #Galo.”

Costa could return to Spain according to Tribal Football. They claim LaLiga duo Caldiz and Elche, as well as LaLiga 2 side Eibar, are all interested in the striker. 

During his time at the Blues, Diego Costa became a fan favourite, and scored an impressive 52 goals in 89 Premier League games – winning two titles and the League Cup during his three year stay at Stamford Bridge.

Costa also has an impressive goal record for Spain having scored 10 goals in 25 games after switching from the Brazil national team. 

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