Santos have confirmed that they are in talks with Diego over a proposed deal to sign the Atletico Madrid target this January.

Speculation has once more returned over the Brazilian’s future, as he approaches the final six months of his contract with Wolfsburg.

Whilst Atletico have been linked with making a return move for the playmaker, who was on loan at the Vicente Calderon for the 2011-12 campaign, recent reports suggest that financially he is out of their reach.

Diego’s former club Santos now look to have stolen a march, with Otilio Rodrigues confirming that negotiations have started.

“We are seeking an agreement with Diego, and then will look for one with his club,” Santos’ President has told Globoesporte this week.

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