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'I miss Diego Costa' – Chelsea fans turn on Antonio Conte for letting former striker return to Atletico Madrid

Costa enjoyed success in England and was a nightmare for defenders in the Premier League Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Chelsea crashed out of the Carabao Cup after a 2-1 semi-final defeat at the hands of Arsenal. Eden Hazard put the Blues into an early lead only for Arsenal to level through an Antonio Rudiger own goal before Granit Xhaka settled the tie on the hour-mark to seal a 2-1 win. Although Antonio Conte’s men put four past Brighton at the weekend, they have largely struggled in front of goal in…

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Watch Diego Costa in sparring session in Fernando Torres' boxing gym

Costa was sparring with Atletico fitness coach Oscar ‘El Profe’ Ortega Friday, January 12, 2018 Diego Costa has been working on getting his fitness back by sparring with Atletico Madrid’s fitness coach.  The 29-year-old has been put through his paces in team-mate Fernando Torres’ boxing gym after completing his long-awaited transfer back to the Spanish club from Chelsea.  And the boxing has seemingly had a massive effect on Costa who scored on his first game back for Atletico in their win over Getafe.  However, it may have worked too well…

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Officials: Utah hepatitis A outbreak spread from San Diego

Thousands of people may have been exposed to hepatitis A in Utah amid a widening outbreak that originally spread from a large epidemic in San Diego, health officials said Wednesday. Infected workers may have exposed customers at two Salt Lake City area restaurants and a convenience store, authorities said. All three locations were linked to a Utah outbreak that began in August among Salt Lake City’s homeless population and illicit drug users. Tests connected it to an outbreak in San Diego that killed 20 people and sickened hundreds more, said…

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Chelsea 'preparing for Antonio Conte exit' and targeting Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone – Reports

Chelsea are preparing for the exit of manager Antonio Conte and are eyeing Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone to replace him, according to reports. Conte has been a big hit since joining the Blues in 2016 – winning the Premier League title in his first season in charge. But there have been undertones of frustration throughout his tenure in London and, according to a report in The Times, the Italian could be set to leave the club at the end of the current campaign. The Italian was not happy with…

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Watch Diego Costa score on his Atletico Madrid debut after move from Chelsea

Costa scored just five minutes after coming on as a second half substitute Thursday, January 4, 2018 Diego Costa marked his Atletico Madrid comeback with a goal in their Copa del Rey win over third-tier side Lleida Esportiu on Wednesday evening. The former Chelsea striker wasted little time in making an impact as he scored just five minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute in their 4-0 win. Antoine Griezmann would add another late on, to add to the goals from Costa, Diego Godin and Fernando Torres, as Diego…

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Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa scores just minutes into second debut for Atletico Madrid

Thursday, January 4, 2018 Diego Costa made his long-awaited Atletico Madrid return on Wednesday night – and wasted no time in getting back among the goals. The striker agreed a deal to re-join the Spanish giants from Chelsea in September but Atletico’s transfer ban meant he was prevented from making his second debut until January. Costa was named as a substitute for Atleti’s first game of 2018, their Copa Del Rey clash away to third tier side Lleida Esportiu. He received a rapturous welcome from the visiting fans when he was…

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Video: Marek Hamsik scores against Sampdoria to beat Diego Maradona's Napoli goal record

Watch Marek Hamsik’s goal below… Wednesday, December 27, 2017 Marek Hamsik broke a Napoli record on Saturday set years ago by all-time legend Diego Maradona. The Slovakian scored his 116th goal for the club in his 465th appearance, taking him one goal ahead of Maradona’s haul for Napoli. Hamsik is now the club’s all-time top goalscorer, and his goal against Sampdoria was well worth breaking a record. A lovely team move ended with Hamsik tapping the ball into the back of the net from close range, to move Napoli 3-2…

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