Diego Costa is a name that threatens to divide even the Chelsea fans in the Transfer Tavern fiercely, such is the nature of the fiery Spaniard.
What is agreed unanimously however, is the fact that the 27-year old is a potentially title winning forward when on song, as he proved during his stellar first season at Stamford Bridge.
As Antonio Conte tries to battle with the likes of Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola, the Blues fans propping up the bar this evening have been glad to hear further developments on the Costa front.
Seemingly constantly linked with an emotional return to Atletico Madrid, the Daily Mirror suggests the 27-year old is now all but certain to remain in West London.
Los Rojiblancos are understood to have halted their attempts to lure the striker back to the Vicente Calderon, instead moving for Sevilla forward Kevin Gameiro.
Their chase of the La Roja ace is said to have angered top brass at Stamford Bridge so much that they threatened to report them for their rather public attempts.
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