10:05 PM EDT, Sat August 19, 2017
The Sun 4 hours ago

Diego Costa turns down potential £13million to move on loan to China until November as outcast Chelsea striker nears Atletico Madrid return

DIEGO COSTA has turned down a lucrative loan move to China. Shanghai SIPG and Tianjin Quanjian both discussed the deal with the Chelsea striker’s agent Jorge Mendes during their mid-season transfer window, which has now closed. SunSport understands that Shanghai offered Costa, 28, a £3million fee to agree to sign for them until November – […]
The Sun 4 hours ago

Diego Costa refuses to return to Chelsea to clear out his locker at the training ground

DIEGO COSTA is refusing to return to Chelsea – even to clear out his locker. The AWOL striker has told pals anything of his at the club’s Cobham HQ is up for grabs. Costa, 28, is determined to force a move back to Atletico Madrid after being told he is not wanted by Antonio Conte. […]
Daily Mail 7 hours ago

Atletico Madrid to bid £50m for Chelsea star Diego Costa

Costa has been training alone in Brazil and insists he has no intention of returning to London unless he gets his wish to join Atletico. Chelsea have fined Costa more than £300,000 in wages.
We Ain't Got No History 7 hours ago
Chelsea, Atlético reach agreement over Diego Costa — report

Chelsea, Atlético reach agreement over Diego Costa — report

The agreement is reportedly for a fee of €45m plus bonuses This one is from Onda Cero by way of Diario AS, so take it with a few grains of salt, but according to the radio program Radio Estadio, Chelsea and Atlético Madrid have agreed terms for the transfer of Diego Costa. Atlético and Chelsea agree transfer fee for Diego Costa - Onda Cerohttps://t.co/K0P6o6AHNj pic.twitter.com/fSNMmyLo1w— AS English (@English_AS) August 19, 2017 Onda Cero is one of the leading radio stations in Spain, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are immediately trustworthy. We may remember them...
The Sun 8 hours ago

Chelsea transfer news: Diego Costa fee agreed as Atletico Madrid stump up £50m to end transfer saga

CHELSEA have agreed a £50million fee with Atletico Madrid for Diego Costa, according to reports in Spain. The Brazil-born hitman is on strike in his homeland as he tries to secure a return to the Spanish capital. MORE TO FOLLOW
Caught Offside 9 hours ago

Chelsea could face £20M hit over star, Spanish side only willing to fork out £30M for £50M forward

Chelsea could be set to suffer a £20M hit over star striker Diego Costa, with Spanish club Atletico Madrid only willing to pay £30M for Costa, who is valued by the Blues at £50M, according to the Sun. As per the Sun, Spain international Costa still has a house in the Spanish capital, with the […] The post Chelsea could face £20M hit over star, Spanish side only willing to fork out £30M for £50M forward appeared first on CaughtOffside.
A series of unfortunate misunderstandings: Costa opens up on Conte, Chelsea, Atletico situation

A series of unfortunate misunderstandings: Costa opens up on Conte, Chelsea, Atletico situation

For the past two months, the saga of Diego Costa and Antonio Conte has made regular headlines on both sides of the Atlantic. Having now reached the point of where legal threats are being made on both sides, resolution seems further away than ever before. Couple that with Costa’s adamant stance regarding his own future and Conte’s adamant stance that Costa is the past and there is no way back now, and we’re left with an untenable situation that’s only proving a distraction as Chelsea try to right the already listing ship in this early-season. Following a statement released...
Daily Mail Aug 18, 2017

Diego Costa wears Chelsea shorts as he trains alone

He is almost 5,000 miles away from Stamford Bridge and perhaps even further from reconciling with Antonio Conte. But the striker still wore Chelsea kit as he trained alone on Friday.
Daily Mail Aug 18, 2017

Antonio Conte laughs hysterically at Diego Costa claim

Antonio Conte reacted to Diego Costa's claims that he 'feels like a criminal' by hysterically laughing. The Chelsea boss was confronted by his wantaway striker's quote.
Caught Offside Aug 18, 2017

Watch: Antonio Conte can’t stop laughing as Sky Sports reporter repeats Costa quote

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is under pressure by all accounts at the start of the new season, but you couldn’t tell on Friday afternoon. During his pre-match press conference ahead of the weekend’s clash with Tottenham, it didn’t take long before the focus was switched to Diego Costa. The Chelsea striker is still in Brazil […] The post Watch: Antonio Conte can’t stop laughing as Sky Sports reporter repeats Costa quote appeared first on CaughtOffside.
Sport Mole Aug 18, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Diego Costa is the past'

Antonio Conte: 'Diego Costa is the past'

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte laughs off controversial striker Diego Costa's recent conduct, branding the Spain international "the past".
Caught Offside Aug 18, 2017

Chelsea rebel attacks PL champions as club demand £35m+ for dream move

Diego Costa has slammed Chelsea for demanding an extortionate fee that Atletico Madrid simply can’t afford to reunite him with the capital club. Another day, another scathing comment from the Spanish international regarding his current employers Chelsea. Today’s comments come from an interview the striker conducted with ESPN Brazil over FaceTime. Daqui a pouco no https://t.co/9qM1vrWen9 Conversa exclusiva com Diego […] The post Chelsea rebel attacks PL champions as club demand £35m+ for dream move appeared first on CaughtOffside.
The Independent Aug 18, 2017
Diego Costa: Chelsea pricing me out of Atletico Madrid return

Diego Costa: Chelsea pricing me out of Atletico Madrid return

The forward is desperate to secure move back to his former club this summer
Sport Mole Aug 18, 2017
Diego Costa: 'Chelsea are pricing me out of Atletico Madrid move'

Diego Costa: 'Chelsea are pricing me out of Atletico Madrid move'

Chelsea forward Diego Costa says that the Premier League outfit are pricing him out of his preferred switch to Atletico Madrid.
The Sun Aug 17, 2017

Diego Costa’s potential exit from Chelsea leaves a sour taste in mouths of fans who worshipped him at Stamford Bridge

THEY made the mistake of presenting Diego Costa as a true blue. Instead, it turns out he was just passing through. What a shame it’s come to this for Chelsea and their snarling forward. Together they lifted two League titles but the striking Brazilian will be remembered for taking on a ruthless Russian regime worth […]

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