Chelsea favourite Diego Costa slams ex-boss Antonio Conte after Stamford Bridge return

Wolves striker Diego Costa applauds the fans after being substituted in the Premier League match between Chelsea and Wolves on 8 October, 2022 at Stamford Bridge, London, United Kingdom
(Image credit: Jack Thomas – Wolves via Getty Images)

Chelsea fan favourite Diego Costa has dredged up his dispute with former Blues boss Antonio Conte – although he refused to refer to him by name.

Costa faced Chelsea on Saturday for the first time since his acrimonious 2017 exit, making his first start for new club Wolves in a 3-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge. And after being substituted just before the hour-mark, he received a standing ovation from the home crowd – who chanted his name as he made his way back to the bench.

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