Antonio Conte is confident that Diego Costa will stay at Chelsea, but also said the player’s future will be decided at the end of the season. Costa, author of 15 goals in the league for Chelsea, has received a lucrative offer from a team in China. Last days was discussed Costa met with leaders of Chelsea to discuss a new contract, despite the current one expires in June 2019.
Chelsea’s coach, Conte says he does not know to have started negotiations for renewal of the contract and that this issue will be discussed in summer. “I do not know anything about a new contract with Costa – said Conte said at the press conference before the match against Wolves in the FA Cup. – I think it’s very important to focus on the present and not to look far ahead. I think he will stay at Chelsea, but only at the end of the season we will explain the situation. ”
Chelsea will aim to move to the quarterfinals of the FA Cup for the 11th time in the last 16 seasons. “I usually want to win all activities in every season and this edition of the FA Cup is no exception – said Conte. – Must have this mentality, it is mandatory that a coach of Chelsea and a player of this club ,winnng to be the only option. In this case we will seek victory against Wolves to proceed further. “