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After agreeing by mutual agreement to terminate his contract with Atlético de Madrid, Diego Costa is left without a club.
Sky sports He reports that the Spanish international has rejected another offer from a Saudi Arabian club, which did not comply with his financial demands. However, the English media claims that another Brazilian club is entering the fold to entice Costa to head to South America.
The report indicates that São Paulo FC joins rival Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras for Costa. In addition, the former Atlético de Madrid striker is seeking an agreement that will allow him to earn 8 million euros per year.
Palmeiras reportedly offered a two-year contract with an annual salary of 3 million euros. Costa is reportedly in Brazil, but it is unknown how seriously he is taking this offer from the Brazilian side.
Abel Ferreira, manager of Palmeiras, has since denied conversations with Costa; However, the forward grew up as a supporter of the Verdão. In addition, he has made it clear that he wants to end his career playing in his native Brazil.
Meanwhile, São Paulo is where Costa began his youth career, so it will be interesting to see who he chooses from the two if he decides to return to Brazil.