Chelsea striker Diego Costa has all but sealed a big-money switch to Chinese Super League outfit Tianjin Quanjian next season, according to Spanish radio.
Costa in line to link up with Cannavaro
Cadena SER says the Spain international has put pen to paper on a pre-contract with the club, who are coached by Italian World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro.
On Friday, Costa and agent Jorge Mendes were seen dining with a group of others at an exclusive London restaurant, and SER claims the pair were meeting with Tianjin Quanjian directors to finalise the terms of the player's move.
The broadcaster adds that Chelsea are fully abreast of the deal and have given the green light to the 28-year-old's departure for an expected 90-million-euro fee.
Costa to earn 30m euros a year after tax
The report says he'll sign a contract worth 30 million euros net a year in mid-May.
The ex-Atlético Madrid forward is currently in his third season at Chelsea, where he has scored 56 goals in 116 appearances in all competitions.
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*Update 4 de mayo de 2017