Diego Costa sends a message to the previous Chelsea manager after the team’s return to Stamford Bridge, saying it wasn’t the supporters, it was the sofa.
Diego Costa won the Premier League twice during his three-year stellar tenure at Chelsea.
In 120 games for Chelsea, Coast scored 59 goals, helping the team win the League Cup and two Premier League championships.
The Brazilian left the club in 2017, nevertheless, as a result of a disagreement with the then-manager Antonio Conte.
As Chelsea trounced Wolves 3-0, Costa received a heartfelt welcome upon his return to Stamford Bridge.
Costa has praised Chelsea supporters and instead stated that he has problems with Antonio Conte.
It was unique, Costs said to ESPN Brazil.
“Leaving with happy memories while knowing that you performed your duty while you were here.
Receiving this love from Chelsea supporters… I’ve always had love. I have no issues with Chelsea supporters. They always treated me wonderfully when I was here.
The supporters weren’t to blame. Conte was the coach at the time. I got along great with the Chelsea supporters. I was the best! We achieved our second championship during that year. Conte didn’t depend on me as much, so I had to leave.
“The love I got today proves that I never fought with the supporters. However, I had to go. I wasn’t the problem.
“At that particular time, the coach was to blame. Today is evidence that the public has supported and admired me throughout my career “.
Costa continued, “I did not envision returning to the Premier League, especially at the age of 34.
“It is the best league in the world, and the stadiums are always packed with fans for the fantastic matches. It’s a fresh task, and I realize it won’t be simple. However, I want to create something lovely here.”