Douglas Costa keen to stay at Bayern Munich despite ‘contact from English teams’

first_img Chelsea and Manchester City target Douglas Costa Chelsea and Manchester City target Douglas Costa has revealed that there has been contact with clubs from the Premier League, which he describes as the best division in the world.Bayern Munich’s Brazil midfielder has emerged as one of the most exciting players in the Bundesliga since arriving from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2015.It was reported that City boss Pep Guardiola would look to sign Costa, who he managed during his time with the German club, while Chelsea are also tracking him.And, although he insists he is happy at Bayern, Costa has opened up about his admiration for English football, from which he has received offers already.He told Bild: “We got some strong offers from China and also from big clubs from Europe.“When the season is over, we will sit down and analyse everything. First of all, I am only focused on ending the season with all the titles I can win.“It is not my idea to leave Bayern now. I want to win titles. I like Bayern and I think I can win titles with Bayern to reach the highest technical level of my career, to go for the Ballon d’Or, the Champions League, the Club World Cup.“I want to win all sorts of titles and then the World Cup with the Brazilian national team. Then we will think about new markets.“I cannot comment on names, but there are contacts with teams from England, Spain and also France.“I think England is one of the biggest soccer leagues in the world – it’s just fantastic. Just like Spain’s La Liga also, with big players, big teams.“The language is easier in Spain, but England also has great players. For me it is the best league in the world.” 1last_img

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