Diego Costa has decided not to train with his Atletico Madrid team-mates, despite the club confirming he is not suffering from an injury.
Diego Costa’s Atletico Madrid career could be in jeopardy after refusal to train with his teammate.
The former Chelsea striker was handed an eight-game ban for his comments towards the referee in Barca’s 2-0 defeat which effectively rules him out for the rest of the season.
According to the Mirror citing AS report, Costa has refused to take part in the club’s training after he was informed that he will be facing internal punishment from Atletico for the sending off at Nou Camp
Costa’s long-term future at Atletico was unclear before the incident, which Diego Simeone preferring Alvaro Morata since his move from Chelsea.
Costa, who has scored just four LaLiga goals since re-joining Atletico Madrid from Chelsea in a 60m-euro deal in 2017, is being heavily tipped to leave the Wanda Metropolitano this summer, with the Chinese Super League shaping up as a likely destination.