sport news Diego Costa set to make return for Atletico Madrid

Diego Costa finally looks set to make his return at Atletico Madrid  Costa has been named in the squad to play in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday  The former Chelsea striker starts on the bench in the game against Lleida  He has already spoken of his delight to be back at the La Liga club 

By Tom Farmery For Mailonline

Published: 17:44 GMT, 3 January 2018 | Updated: 17:44 GMT, 3 January 2018

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Diego Costa is expected to make his long awaited return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night after he was named in the squad to play Lleida.

Costa will start on the bench in the Copa del Rey round of 16 tie against their second tier opponents.

It will mark his first appearance for the club since leaving to join Chelsea in 2014.

Diego Costa is expected to make his return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night

Diego Costa is expected to make his return for Atletico Madrid on Wednesday night

Costa was mobbed as he arrived at Lleida's stadium ahead of the Copa del Rey clash

The striker has been named on the bench for the match

Costa was mobbed as he arrived at Lleida's stadium ahead of the Copa del

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