Tag: Diego Costa

Atletico Mineiro's Diego Costa reacts during the first leg football match of the 2021 Brazil Cup final against Athletico Paranaense at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, on December 12, 2021. (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO / AFP) (Photo by DOUGLAS MAGNO/AFP via Getty Images)

Diego Costa compared to Granit Xhaka and linked with Arsenal

Arsenal are being linked with an annoying move for Diego Costa, a player who has, ridiculously, been called the 'Granit Xhaka of strikers'.
Atletico Madrid's Spanish forward Diego Costa celebrates his goal during the Spanish league football match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Elche CF at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid on December 19, 2020. (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO / AFP) (Photo by OSCAR DEL POZO/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal move for free agent Diego Costa?

Arsenal are reportedly interested in a move for Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa but all may not be what it seems.
BOLTON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Arsenal's Rob Holding (r)looks on during the Checkatrade Trophy group match between Bolton Wanderers and Everton under-23s at Macron Stadium on August 30, 2016 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Rob Holding wasn’t afraid of Diego Costa and he isn’t afraid of Harry Kane

Rob Holding is looking forward to playing against Harry Kane on Sunday as the Englishman looks to start his first north London derby.

‘Killer Costa’ will be inspired by Arsenal clash after returning from injury

Diego Costa is back from injury and up to his usual tricks, as he looks to knock Arsenal out of the Europa League on Thursday night.

Authorities investigate Costa for unpaid tax ahead of Arsenal clash

Diego Costa is under investigation for unpaid taxes during his first spell with Atletico Madrid back in 2014.
Spain's forward Diego Costa reacts in pain after getting injured while scoring a goal during a friendly football match between Spain and Argentina at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

Bad news for Arsenal ahead of Atletico Madrid clash

Diego Costa is aiming to be fit for Arsenal’s first leg clash against Atletico Madrid at Ashburton Grove on 26 April as he tries to recover from a ‘slight’ hamstring strain.
Alexis sick. Picture: Telegraph

Marcotti: Alexis is unhappier than Coutinho and Costa

According to European football expert, Gabriele Marcotti, Alexis Sanchez is unhappier than Chelsea's Diego Costa and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho.

Arsène Wenger denies similarities between Alexis Sanchez and Diego Costa

Arsène Wenger has denied that there are any similarities between Alexis’ situation and Diego Costa’s at Chelsea.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Rob Holding of Arsenal and Diego Costa of Chelsea argue with referee Anthony Taylor during The Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Holding: I wouldn’t be bullied by Costa in FA Cup final

Arsenal defender Rob Holding has reflected on his confrontation with Chelsea striker Diego Costa in last season's FA Cup final.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright says Arsenal should sign Diego Costa

Former Arsenal striker-turned-pundit Ian Wright believes the Gunners should sign Chelsea centre-forward Diego Costa this summer.
Rob Holding FA Cup final

Rob Holding revealed what he told Diego Costa during THAT FA Cup final altercation

Rob Holding truly cemented himself in Arsenal fans' hearts back in May when he wound up Diego Costa during the FA Cup final, but what did he say?

Chelsea offered Aubameyang for £65m

Chelsea have reportedly been offered Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for £65m.
Andrea Belotti

Chelsea willing to pay £89m for Belotti after missing out on Lukaku

Chelsea are willing to pay Andrea Belotti's £89m release clause after missing out on Romelu Lukaku, according to reports.

Lacazette to Arsenal will boost Atleti’s hopes of signing Costa

Sky journalist Kaveh Solhekol believes Arsenal’s signing of Alexandre Lacazette will result in Atletico Madrid turning their attentions to Chelsea striker Diego Costa.

Costa move in doubt with Atleti eyeing Aubemeyang

Diego Costa's return to Atletico Madrid appears to be in doubt as Diego Simeone reportedly turns his attention to Borussia Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

17 crazy Arsenal transfer rumours

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.

Arsenal to lose out on Costa with Atletico keen to re-sign the Chelsea man

Chelsea's Diego Costa looks set to return to Atletico Madrid despite Arsenal and Manchester United both being linked with 'shock moves' for the striker earlier in the summer.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 09: Former footballer Ian Wright speaks for the BT Sports prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Arsenal at the Boleyn Ground on April 9, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Ian Wright wants Lewandowski and Costa if Arsenal sell Sanchez

Former Arsenal striker and current BT Sport pundit Ian Wright wants either Robert Lewandowski, or Diego Costa should the Gunners lost Alexis Sanchez this summer.
Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa

Arsenal-linked Costa reveals Chelsea want to sell him this summer

The relationship between Diego Costa and Antonio Conte at Chelsea hits a new low as the player is reportedly being forced out of the club.

Arsenal fans react to the thought of signing Diego Costa

With Diego Costa looking like he's going to leave Chelsea this summer, Arsenal fans reacted to the thought of potentially bringing him to north London.

Some Arsenal fans want Diego Costa, do you?

Despite the open animosity aimed at Diego Costa from Arsenal fans, many would still like to see him play for the Gunners.

17 of the craziest Arsenal transfer rumours so far

The summer transfer window will see Arsenal linked with a host of players they have no intention of signing, and the Gunners have already been the subject of some crazy transfer rumours already.
Rob Holding FA Cup final

Rob Holding reflects on journey from relegation to FA Cup winner

From relegation with Bolton Wanderers to winning the FA Cup with Arsenal, Rob Holding has come a long way.

Wenger: When Chelsea scored I thought ‘Here we go…’

Arsene Wenger has admitted he was worried when Chelsea equalised on Saturday.

Arsenal tried to sign Diego Costa, signed Sanogo instead

With constant speculation over his future refusing to disappear, one has to wonder how things might have been had the Gunners looked past a hefty buyout clause to sign the striker from Atletico Madrid.

Golden Boot race: Alexis joint third with Costa as battle at top intensifies

After his goal against Southampton on Wednesday, Alexis Sánchez has now netted 20 league goals for Arsenal this season.
Alexis Sanchez scores v Swansea

Wenger – Alexis situation not like Diego Costa

Arsene Wenger believes that all his players want to play every minute for him as he continued to try and dampen down the ‘uproar’ over Alexis Sanchez throwing a strop.
Laurent Koscielny and Diego Costa

The hilarity of Costa, Chelsea, and their just desserts

On Friday, the biggest story doing the rounds was Diego Costa being dropped by Chelsea because he wants to go to China and earn all the monies.
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Rival watch: Costa snatches points as Chelsea leapfrog Arsenal

Despite a tense afternoon on Sunday lunchtime, Chelsea fought hard and eventually snatched a 1-0 win over a resolute West Brom side, who defended well collectively for sustained periods but were punished for a costly second half mistake.

Chambers appears to swap shirts with Diego Costa

After Chelsea's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough on Sunday afternoon, Calum Chambers appears to ask Diego Costa if he can swap shirts.

Only Costa more effective than Alexis in Premier League this season

Alexis Sanchez is the second most effective player in the Premier League this season when it comes to scoring and creating goals with only Chelsea Diego Costa outdoing him.
Laurent Koscielny Diego Costa

Watch: Mustafi and Kos boss Cos(ta)

Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny had a field day against Diego Costa on Saturday.

Wenger picks out three Chelsea dangermen Arsenal must stop

Arsene Wenger met with the press on Friday morning ahead of his side’s game against Chelsea at the Emirates on Saturday.

Hill-Wood hits out at Chelsea ‘cheat’

Peter Hill-Wood has branded Diego Costa a ‘serial cheat’ in one of the most understated accusations of our times. The Chelsea man, who surely can’t...

Sky Sports pundit defends Mertesacker after sending off against Chelsea

Although the majority of the pundits in the Sky Sports studio after our 1-0 loss against Chelsea on Sunday supported the referee's decision to...

Wenger denies Sunday’s loss proves Chelsea know how to beat Arsenal

Over the past decade or so, Arsenal have really struggled against Chelsea. No matter who their manager is our wins have been few and far...

Wenger: Diego Costa got Mertesacker sent off

Arsene Wenger was typically prickly in his post-match interview after Arsenal lost 1-0 to Chelsea at the Emirates. When asked about the sending off of Per...

Arsenal v Chelsea: Pantomime season

Here we go again. Pantomime season has finished (I think - I'm not a big panto fan) just in time for this farcical Chelsea...

Hiddink: I can’t promise Diego Costa will behave against Arsenal

Guus Hiddink claims that he hasn't seen the incident between Gabriel and Diego Costa, which happened during our last run in with Chelsea, and...

Opponent watch: Hiddink confirms Diego Costa and Hazard are available

Chelsea have received two huge boosts ahead of Sunday's Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium. Speaking to the media on Friday, Guus Hiddink confirmed...