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Chelsea to monitor striker Diego Costa’s ‘minor’ injury


Chelsea will monitor Diego Costa over the coming days after admitting the striker has a “minor muscle injury”. Reports have suggested Jose Mourinho’s new £32m signing could be out for up to six weeks after pulling up with a hamstring injury in training. But the Blues will put the former Atletico Madrid forward through further assessments before making any prognosis. ...

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa scores twice on home debut


Diego Costa scored twice in the first 10 minutes on his home debut as Chelsea completed their pre-season with a 2-0 win over Spanish side Real Sociedad. Spain striker Costa, who joined for £32m from Atletico Madrid this summer, slid home the first from Ramires’ pass inside the opening minute. His second was a tap-in after Germany World Cup-winner Andre ...

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Diego Costa: Atletico Madrid striker passes Chelsea medical

Spain striker Diego Costa has passed a medical at Chelsea ahead of a proposed £32m transfer from Atletico Madrid. Chelsea met the buyout clause in the 25-year-old’s contract with Atletico and he will now negotiate personal terms. Costa scored 36 goals in 52 games for Atletico this season as they won their first La Liga title since 1996 and reached the Champions League ...

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