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Gremio replace Suarez with ex-Premier League winner

Gremio replace Suarez with ex-Premier League winner

Diego Costa, a striker who had previously played for Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, will continue his career in Brazil with Gremio. Following Botafogo's decision to let the 35-year-old's contract end after four months, he found himself without a club. Costa had a brief stint with Wolves before. However, his effect in England was much less […]

Brasileiro League

/ 135 days ago

Gremio replace Suarez with ex-Premier League winner

Diego Costa, a striker who had previously played for Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, will continue his career in Brazil with Gremio. Following Botafogo's decision to let the 35-year-old's contract end after four months, he found himself without a club. Costa had a brief stint with Wolves before. However, his effect in England was much less […]

Diego Costa

/ 329 days ago

"I feel sorry for him": Ex-Juve star pokes fun at Cuadrado to Inter

Inter revealed last week that they had signed Juan Cuadrado, a winger formerly with Juventus who had become a free agent at the end of last season. The 35-year-old has signed a one-year contract with Inter, having moved to the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on a Bosman deal. After eight productive years and 11 trophy victories […]

Atletico Mineiro

/ 1044 days ago

Diego Costa joins Brazilian leaders Atletico Mineiro

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Former Atletico Madrid and Chelsea  striker Diego Costa has signed for Brazilian league leaders Atletico Mineiro, the Belo Horizonte-based club announced on Sunday.  The 32-year-old arrives as a free agent after his contract with Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid ended last June.  Costa made just seven appearances last season, scoring twice. His […]
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Atletico Madrid

/ 2270 days ago

Costa back at Bernabeu for Atletico against Real

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Costa will walk out for his seventh Madrid derby in La Liga on Sunday, four seasons since his last at the Santiago Bernabeu when he scored Atletico's winner. Gareth Bale was making his home debut for Real that day back in September 2013, in the same week that Spain requested approval […]
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Chelsea

/ 2606 days ago

Costa should ignore China talk, says Chelsea boss Conte

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte has warned Diego Costa to ignore speculation about a potential move to the lucrative Chinese Super League and focus on firing Chelsea to the Premier League title. Reports this week claimed Tianjin Quanjian had agreed a deal with the Premier League leaders to sign the volatile Spain striker. It is […]
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Chelsea

/ 2616 days ago

Half-ton Costa gives Chelsea breathing room

London (AFP) – Diego Costa scored his 50th and 51st Premier League goals as Chelsea overcame spirited Southampton 4-2 on Tuesday to establish a seven-point lead at the top of the table. Costa set up Eden Hazard's early opener, which was cancelled out by Oriol Romeu, before Gary Cahill restored the hosts' lead at an […]
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Chelsea

/ 2654 days ago

Conte hails Costa's 'discipline' as Chelsea march on

Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Chelsea manager Antonio Conte described Diego Costa as an example to his team-mates after the Premier League leaders went 13 points clear with a 2-1 win at Stoke City. The infamously feisty Costa, dropped in January after reports of a row with Conte, was left walking a disciplinary tightrope after […]
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Diego Costa

/ 2655 days ago

Diego Costa, Pedro handed Spain recall

Madrid (AFP) – Diego Costa and Pedro Rodriguez were rewarded for Chelsea's march towards the Premier League title on Friday with a recall to Julien Lopetegui's Spain squad for a World Cup qualifier against Israel and a friendly against France. However, there is no place for their Chelsea teammate Cesc Fabregas, whilst Juan Mata also […]
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Chelsea

/ 2683 days ago

Chelsea to hold Costa talks at end of season

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte is "confident" Diego Costa will remain with Chelsea, even though talks over the striker's future with the club will have to wait until the end of the season. Last month saw Costa, Premier League leaders Chelsea's leading scorer this season with 15 goals, linked to a lucrative move to the […]
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Chelsea

/ 2709 days ago

Returning Costa gives Chelsea breathing space

London (AFP) – Diego Costa marked his comeback with a goal as Chelsea overcame an obdurate Hull City side 2-0 on Sunday to surge eight points clear at the Premier League summit. Costa missed Chelsea's 3-0 win at Leicester City last weekend due to a back problem, amid reports he had rowed with a fitness […]
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Chelsea

/ 2711 days ago

Chelsea seek to put Costa furore to bed

London (AFP) – Premier League leaders Chelsea will hope to draw a line beneath the controversy that has embroiled striker Diego Costa when they welcome Hull City to Stamford Bridge on Sunday. Costa missed last weekend's 3-0 win at champions Leicester City after reportedly rowing with fitness coach Julio Tous amid reports of an eye-watering […]
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