Diego Costa is close to returning to Brazil to play for his beloved Palmeiras, and the 32-year-old, who left Atletico Madrid in January, is in negotiations with one of the biggest clubs in his hometown of Sao Paulo. He supported when he was a boy. Palmeiras offered him a two-year deal worth about £ 2.6 million a year after taxes. The player is currently in Brazil, and Costa has been in talks with clubs in Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia since leaving Atlético, and the Saudi youth team has been the closest to fulfilling his requests, but no team has been able to agree on the terms. He was also shown clubs in the Premier League, where he was offered one of the six best teams until the end of the season, which was turned down. Costa started his career as a youngster for São Paulo-based Barcelona Esportivo Capella before moving to Portugal to start his football career with Braga. He signed for Atletico Madrid after only one year but he did not break into the first team until the 2010-11 season, after various periods on loan, but it wasn’t until the 2013-14 season that he really made his name, and scored 36 goals in all competitions, signed Costa. With Chelsea in the summer of 2014, where he was instantly prolific under Jose Mourinho, scoring 20 Premier League goals en route to the title in his first season, he returned to Atlético in 2018 with 59 goals. More than 100 matches and two Premier League titles in his name, although he was born and raised in Brazil and played twice for his country, Costa qualified to play for Spain after becoming a citizen, where he only played for Brazil in friendly matches, and he continued to do so. To score 10 goals for them.