With the Daily Mail reporting that Atletico Madrid have opened talks about bringing Diego Costa back to the club from Chelsea, the Blues fans in the Transfer Tavern have been divided over whether it’s good or bad news.
Some think the Spanish forward should be allowed to go after last season’s title defence but others want to see him perform under Antonio Conte because on his day he’s arguably one of the best strikers in the Premier League.
The men from Stamford Bridge enter another new managerial era ahead of 2016/17 hoping that the incoming Conte can return the club to the upper echelons of the division.
The Italian will have in mind how he wants his new side to look. He’ll have studied meticulously Chelsea’s strengths and weaknesses from last season and will also have a decent idea of who is surplus to requirements.
Arguably Costa, could fit in such a category and in light of this possible eventuality, our landlord has tried to soften any blow this may cause.
Here then, are THREE reasons Diego Costa leaving Chelsea is no disaster at all…