Antonio Conte reacted to Diego Costa’s claims that he ‘seems like a felony’ by means of hysterically laughing.
The Chelsea boss used to be confronted with the aid of his need-away striker’s quote right through a press conference and exceptionally reacted with unbridled laughter.
Conte said: ‘I choose to snigger, it’s great, it’s nice. i will be able to let you know everybody who works in Chelsea knows what took place remaining season. It’s humorous this interview.’
Chelsea’s top scorer remaining season has been at house in Brazil, refusing to come back back to the membership in an try and force via a transfer to his former aspect Atletico Madrid.
but Conte saw the humorous facet of the location, despite refusing to box any more questions on the topic.
‘I’m now not to proceed this problem, for me he’s the past,’ Conte said.
He instructed ESPN Brazil: ‘If Atletico and Chelsea don’t come to an agreement and Atletico don’t make a massive effort, i will’t preserve on wanting to play for a club that isn’t going to make a bigger effort to try and sign me.
‘I don’t understand (how so much Chelsea are asking), but my agent stated that Chelsea want something that Atletico can’t get near.
‘once we heard that (Antonio) Conte didn’t need me anymore, my agent went to find out if there was hobby from Atletico for me coming again. however they wouldn’t pay a fortune. Atletico is a group rising annually, a tremendous staff, but they can’t pay an extraordinary amount.’
up to now, in an exclusive interview with Sportsmail in Brazil, Costa had outlined his frustration with the impasse over his future.
He said: ‘i’m waiting for Chelsea to set me free. I didn’t wish to go away. I was chuffed. When the supervisor does now not need you, you have to go.
‘should you had been to ask all my workforce-mates, they’d say the same. They send messages announcing “I omit you” and that they love me.’
but the combustible ahead continues to be in South the us, stoic in his refusal to rejoin the staff-mates he holds such affection for. (DailyMail)