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'Come on Chelsea!' Diego Costa responds to controversy with Instagram post

12:06 AM WAT 14/01/2017
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The Premier League's top scorer wasted no time in taking to social media with a message that may just offer Blues fans some hope

Diego Costa has responded to the storm surrounding his Chelsea future by offering a simple Instagram post.

Costa dropped amid China interest

The Spain international striker has been dropped by the Blues for their weekend fixture against Leicester City at the King Power Stadium following an alleged training ground spat with coach Antonio Conte and the club's medical staff.

Goal understands Costa is also the subject of interest from the Chinese Super League and could pocket a reported £30 million a year by making the switch to the Far East.

In a bid, no doubt, to quash such speculation, the former Atletico Madrid ace has taken to social media with a simple message.


Come on Chelsea!!!

A photo posted by Diego Costa (@diego.costa) on Jan 13, 2017 at 2:30pm PST

“Come on Chelsea,” he posted mere hours after the news of his axing broke.

Costa has been a vital player for Conte’s side so far this season, netting 14 times in the Premier League to put himself clear at the top of the scoring ranks ahead of Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic.