Cerezo responds to Costa claim

Enrique Cerezo says the door has been closed on Diego Costa’s possible Atletico Madrid return as “it’s cold outside”.

The Chelsea striker recently refused to rule out a move back to the Vicente Calderon, but the President appeared to pour cold water on his former player’s claim, although Mundo Deportivo could not determine whether the comment was made in jest.

“It’s difficult for Atleti to make signings in January,” he said at an award ceremony on Thursday.

“[On Costa returning], that door is closed. It’s cold outside…”

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