Browsing: Diego Costa

Costa rules out Chelsea return and demands Atletico move

Diego Costa has released a statement in which he rules out making a return to Chelsea, insisting that he absolutely wants to sign for Atletico Madrid. The controversial striker is currently in his native Brazil following


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Chelsea and Atletico miles apart in their valuations of Costa

Chelsea and Atletico Madrid appear to be no nearer reaching a compromise for the transfer of Diego Costa, who remains in limbo with his future unclear. • Costa told he has no part in Conte’s plans


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Costa to accelerate Chelsea exit by submitting transfer request

Such is the desperation of Diego Costa to leave Chelsea this summer, his lawyer has revealed the player will submit a transfer request to accelerate the process. The Spain international may have top scored as the


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Chelsea striker prepared to wait for Atletico move

Diego Costa has reportedly set his heart on a transfer to Atletico Madrid, even though his former club will not be able to sign him for another six months. Relations between Costa and head coach Antonio


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Conte still committed to Chelsea despite friction

Antonio Conte is understood to still be as committed as ever to Chelsea, despite widespread reports of a disagreement with the club over transfers. The Italian proved to be perhaps the most popular head coach at


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Unwanted Costa to leave Chelsea this summer

Diego Costa has revealed he is not part of Antonio Conte’s plans at Chelsea, meaning a summer transfer from the club looks inevitable. Since his arrival in London in 2014 the Spain international has been a


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Who were the top stars of Chelsea’s title glory?

Chelsea sealed their sixth league title on Friday evening, and here, takefootball rate the men who made Antonio Conte’s debut season in England so successful. As much as the Blues have been in control of the


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Spanish giants line up summer bids for Chelsea star

Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are watching the Diego Costa situation with interest as they consider making summer bids for the Chelsea star. Costa has been in sensational form for the Premier League leaders this season, with


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Chinese offer leads to Chelsea axe for unsettled Costa

Diego Costa has been sensationally dropped from the Chelsea squad which take on champions Leicester City this weekend. The Spain international has been in superb form for the Blues this season, scoring 14 times as Antonio


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Former Chelsea boss full of praise for Conte

Carlo Ancelotti has heaped praise on the impact compatriot Antonio Conte is having at Chelsea, who appear to be running away with the league title. The Blues beat Stoke City 4-2 on New Year’s Eve to


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