EX-CHELSEA star Diego Costa is reportedly closing in on finding a new club after reaching an agreement with Corinthians.
The 33-year-old won the Brazilian title last season with Atletico Mineiro but terminated his contract making him a free agent.
Costa was believed to be hoping to secure a move back to Europe, where he had a very successful career in both Spain and England.
Costa was shelving offers from clubs ‘waiting for one in particular that never came.’
And now according to AS via UOL, Costa has reached an agreement with Sao Paulo-based Corinthians.
New boss Vitor Pereira, who arrived at the start of the year, will be hoping Costa can replicate the same form he showed for the league winners.
Costa netted SEVEN goals in 26 games he played for the Brazilian team.
And he starred alongside Hulk, 35, who had a successful career in Russia and Portugal.
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Although the weekly wage Costa will pick up is unknown, it has previously been reported that his services could be acquired for around £46,000-a-week.
According to Bild, a consultant touted the striker’s services to the mid-table German side Mainz by messaging one of their scouts on WhatsApp.
They add that Costa wanted an 18-month deal worth around £46k a week.
The scout didn’t take the offer seriously, however.