Besiktas fans besiege Diego Costa's Instagram

Chelsea Transfer News Diego Costa hours away from Atletico Madrid move

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that the Spain global is already preparing to leave Stamford Bridge even though Atletico Madrid are still to make an opening bid.

The Spanish giants were hit by a transfer ban earlier this summer which stopped them signing Alexandre Lacazette ahead of Arsenal, but they remain in the hunt for Costa.

Just don't tell Besiktas fans.

The rather innocuous post of the player with a friend outside a restaurant has led to over 185,000 likes and a record number of comments - nearly all of which have called for the Brazil-born striker to make the move to Turkey.

Diego Costa is leaving Chelsea for Atleti in a deal worth around $29 million plus incentives, according to several outlets, and Marca says Costa's arrival at the Vicente Calderon is "increasingly likely."

"With Atletico set to make their opening bid to re-sign Costa, the Spain global has got in touch with a number of his Chelsea team-mates to tell them he expects to return to his former club and is unsure whether he will be back at Chelsea for pre-season training which starts next Monday". Everton have not confirmed a deal with Manchester United is imminent.

After awareness of the aforementioned Gomez post grew, thanks to it being eclipsed by Costa, people have taken to urging the former "Hannah Montana" and "Wizards of Waverly Place" star to join both Besiktas AND their bitter Istanbul rivals, Fenerbahce.

The expected snub from Lukaku will further exacerbate frustrations in west London, but having been told via text last month he had no future at the club, Costa may afford a wry smile at the attention he is receiving on social media.

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