The 27-year-old has told Antonio Conte and Roman Abramovich that he wants to return to his old club this summer, but no deal has been agreed
Diego Costa wants to leave Chelsea and join Atletico Madrid, according to AS.
The report claims that the Premier League club are aware of the striker’s desire and have already rejected a bid from last season’s Champions League finalists.
Antonio Conte has attempted to convince Costa to stay as the club are not close to signing another striker on the same level the 27-year-old.
Costa remains Atletico’s top choice and the Spanish club will make another move before the transfer window ends.