LONDON: Premier League champions Chelsea will discover it troublesome to exchange influential striker Diego Costa if he departs within the present switch window, membership legend Frank Lampard has stated.
Costa, 28, has been Chelsea’s prime scorer in all three seasons since becoming a member of the membership in 2014, main them to 2 league title wins.
Earlier this month, the Spain worldwide stated that he would go away Stamford Bridge after being advised by supervisor Antonio Conte that he was not part of the membership’s future plans.
“He’s a implausible striker and all of us noticed that final season and since he’s been at Chelsea. He can be very troublesome to switch, there’s little question about it,” Lampard informed Sky Sports activities.
“He’s an all-spherical bodily presence that additionally has the standard to get objectives, that’s not straightforward to seek out within the modern-day.”
Costa scored 22 objectives in forty two appearances for the London aspect final season however the membership have been linked with a transfer to get Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, who scored 26 objectives final marketing campaign, again to Stamford Bridge.
“He’s [Lukaku] definitely developed to an enormous diploma since he left the membership [in 2014], Romelu would definitely be a very good choice. The one factor Chelsea have to take a look at is the inflated market that’s round now, it makes it very robust,” Lampard stated.
Costa has stated he would favour a return to former membership Atletico Madrid however the Spanish aspect are unable to register new gamers till January 2018 as a consequence of a switch ban by the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Revealed in Daybreak, June twenty sixth, 2017
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