Manchester City Won’t Sign Free Agent Diego Costa
Costa Has Been a Free Agent Since December
Diego Costa will not join Manchester City in the January transfer window, despite being available on a free agent.
The Spanish striker has been without a club since December 2020 after being released by Atletico Madrid.
Costa fell out of favour at Atletico after the arrival of Luis Suarez. He has been on the lookout for a new club since, with Wolverhampton Wanderers one Premier League to have shown interest.
Manchester City Short on Strikers
Manchester City have had problems in the striker department all season.
Defensive stability has been the key to City’s strong form in the absence of a consistent striker.
Costa Could Offer City Experience
He also has experience in the Champions League, having featured in the 2013/14 final. Reports had linked City with a short-term move for the Striker.
No Deadline Day Incomings For City
The Blues are still competing on four fronts and will enter the latter stage of the season with their current squad.
City lead the Premier League by four points and have a game in hand.