Chelsea considering a swap deal that could see Diego Costa depart for a Spanish club
Costa had a disappointing start to the season13:15 Tuesday 29 December 2015, 13:15 29 Dec 2015
A swap deal could be on the cards, featuring Chelsea's Diego Costa and Jackson Martínez of Athletico Madrid.
According to reports, discussions of a proposed swap were prompted by Martínez's agent who said that the Columbian is ready for a change.
Meanwhile, Chelsea's Costa suffered a disappointing start to the season in the areas of discipline as well as scoring form and it is believed that Martínez would be a useful replacement for the unsettled striker.
Who is hated the most? RT for El Hadji Diouf LIKE for Diego Costa pic.twitter.com/waolv2nNjD— Football Battles (@FootbaIIBattIes) December 24, 2015
Speaking about the move, Martínez's agent said:
'I cannot say it's a lie. This is football and no-one knows what will happen in the future. What I want to say is that Jackson is not one of those who goes to a place if it is not through the front door.'
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