Tianjin Quanjin has turned down rumors linking them with an agreement reached over the signing of Chelsea star Diego Costa. It is understood they are considering to lure the Spaniard from Stamford Bridge next summer, but some reports suggested the club have already started negotiations with his representatives.
Anyway, an official statement from the Chinese Super League outfit read: “For the past six months, our club have not involved in any form of communication and negotiation with Diego Costa nor his representatives.
“Our club will draw up a rational transfer plan as an aim to improve the spectator experience of the Chinese Super League and meet its sustainability demands.
“We won’t take part in any unhealthy competition, thus preventing all overpriced signings.”