Diego Costa has confessed to being in contact with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho as he pushes for a move far from Chelsea. Spain international has been educated that he never again figures in the Blues’ plans, with Antonio Conte asserting that he took the choice to move the striker out in January.
Regardless of the two sides being set up to go separate ways, no arrangement has been finished amid the mid year exchange window.
Costa claims he has been dealt with like “a criminal”, as he waits for an arrival to Atletico Madrid, and says former manager Mourinho has communicated his sensitivity at a troublesome circumstance.
“Jose has called me, direct to my telephone, just to check I am OK and to perceive how I am. He wished me good fortunes,”
Costa likewise says that despite everything he has the help of numerous associates at Stamford Bridge, with Conte the one to have taken the choice to solidify him out.
He included: “You realize that the chief doesn’t need me. I am sitting tight for Chelsea to set me free. I would not like to clear out. I was cheerful. At the point when the administrator does not need you, you need to go.
“If you somehow managed to ask all my partners, they’d say the same. They send messages saying “I miss you” and that they cherish me.”
Costa got 20 times for Chelsea in the Premier League last season as they cleared to the Premier League title.
He was compelled to watch on from a far distance on Saturday as the Blues opened the barrier of that crown with a stun 3-2 overcome at home to Burnley.