Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte has wildly laughed off Diego Costa’s claims that he was has been treated like “a criminal”.
28-year-old Costa has failed to return to Stamford Bridge for the new season, claiming Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte sent him a text message last June, indicating his services are no longer required at Stamford Bridge.
Speaking at a press conference ahead of Chelsea’s Premier League visit to Tottenham this weekend, Conte laughed uncontrollably before answering the question about Costa’s claims.
Does Antonio Conte think Diego Costa is being treated “like a criminal”? The Chelsea manager bursts into laughter! pic.twitter.com/rfkMI0AlL0
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Conte then said: “It’s great. I prefer to laugh,”
“I can tell you that everyone who was in Chelsea knows very well what happened last season with Diego. It’s funny, this interview.”
Costa remains in his family home in Brazil despite being ordered by Chelsea to return to England and make himself available for selection, saying the club have treated him like a criminal.
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