AC Milan chairman confirms talks with Diego Costa’s agent

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 16: Diego Costa of Chelsea looks dejected after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford on April 16, 2017 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

AC Milan chairman, Marco Fassone, has confirmed that he has spoken to Diego Costa’s agent this summer, but remained coy on a move for the Chelsea striker.

Costa looks set to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, manager Antonio Conte told him he has no future at the club.

Former club Atletico Madrid are believed to be leading the chase for Costa, but with their transfer ban is proving an issue and Milan have been tipped to take advantage.

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“Diego Costa is a great player – but he is a Chelsea player and I would prefer to avoid talking about players from other teams.

“We went to see Jorge Mendes; there is a lot you can talk to him about. Costa is a great player but he is of Chelsea. That’s all,” Fassone said.

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