Just in case anyone’s still in doubt about Diego Costa’s desire for a move from Chelsea back to Atletico Madrid, here’s the proof!
The striker donned a 2013/14 Atletico shirt to carry on partying in Brazil while his teammates are back in training in West London.
After posting the pic on his Instagram page, he joked with Chelsea pal Cesc Fabregas to ‘give Conte a hug.’
It’s unlikely Antonio Conte will be too concerned by the dig. He contacted his 28-year-old top scorer by text last month and told him he was free to leave and allowed him extra time this summer to set up the move.
There was talk of a big money move to China.
But Costa wants a move back to his previous club in the Spanish capital even though Ateltico is banned from buying any players until January. He is likely to go out on loan until then, possibly to Turkish club Besiktas.
In the meantime, no doubt he’ll keep baiting his old manager.
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