Bacca could snub Hammers for Atletico

Carlos Bacca has cooled speculation over his possible move to West Ham by saying that his personal objective is to play Champions League football.

Numerous reports in recent weeks suggested that the Milan hitman was on the verge of completing a €30m move to The Boleyn Ground.

However, links to Champions Leage finalists Atletico Madrid have since emerged, resulting in the 29-year-old clarifying his prioritires when choosing a new club.

"My future’s in God’s hands," he told AS. "We all know that I have a contract with Milan for four years.

"There are offers and interest from clubs in England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany.

"It’s not easy to make a decision, but I have time and I’m calm. My agent is in talks with those clubs and Milan."

Would he consider a move to Atletico?

"Rather than talk about going back [to Spain], I must be very respectful because I have a contract with Milan. There’s interest, but I’m talking to my club to see what’ll happen," he added.

"My dream is to play in the Champions League and I’m working every day to make it happen. I want to play in it with Milan but unfortunately we didn’t make that step.

"[Not playing in Europe] is one of the issues that I’m discussing with Milan, that we’re not in Europe and that I want to play in the Champions League.

"Depending on the project with Milan this year, new investors, the players who will arrive and the team we have, they’re going to make decisions," the Colombian concluded.

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