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Chelsea transfer news: Roy Keane slams want-away striker Diego Costa

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Watch: Manchester United legend Roy Keane slams Chelsea star
Diego Costa does not appear to have a future at Chelsea (Picture: Getty)

Roy Keane is in no doubt that Chelsea are better off without Diego Costa, who the Manchester United legend labelled a ‘balloon’.

Costa has refused to return to Cobham this season after being told by Antonio Conte that he did not have a future at Stamford Bridge.

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The Spain international was a key player for the Blues last term, scoring 24 Premier League goals, but Conte grew tired of his attitude.

Costa was keen on a return to Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window but a move back to Spain failed to materialise.

But Conte is unwilling to hand the 28-year-old a lifeline, particularly as his replacement, Alvaro Morata, has made a superb start to his career at Chelsea.

Watch: Manchester United legend Roy Keane slams Chelsea star
Blues boss Antonio Conte lost patience with the Spain star (Picture: Getty)

Speaking to ITV Sport, former Republic of Ireland and United midfielder Keane…



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