LONDON – Premier League giants Chelsea, reportedly has filed a formal offer to Shakhtar Donetsk to bring Douglas Costa. Funds amounting to 16 million pounds was prepared for a 24-year-old midfielder to Stamford Bridge.
As reported by the Daily Mail, the Blues have started to back away from the hunt for Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado. Because, the price asked Viola too large in view of the London club.
Chelsea finally choose to seek alternative targets, namely Costa. Players who have played for the Brazilian national team is also admitted that he had entered the radar Chelsea since I was a teenager and became co Wilian are now uniformed Chelsea.
But the purchase of the Shaktar player on the transfer market this time also has a negative side. Costa has been playing in the Champions League for Shakhtar that Chelsea will not be able to play again in the Champions League until next season.
Had circulated the news that Chelsea does require a brand-new winger since it will immediately release Mohamed Salah and Andre Schurrle later than next summer.