Chelsea are just hours shy of kicking off their Champions League semi-final first leg encounter with Atletico Madrid, in Spain. As it stands, with reality in check, it marks the only possible route to silverware this season.

But Chelsea are said to be on their way back to Spain in the summer, with an eye on taking Diego Costa from the Spanish capital in a move which would see them overhaul their attack.

For most, the Brazil-born Spanish international is exactly what Chelsea need to fire them to the title. On the other hand, there may be reservations about Costa and whether he is indeed the right player for Jose Mourinho’s team.

This piece will look to the reasons why Costa isn’t the answer to Chelsea’s problems.

Click on Costa to see why Chelsea would be better off steering well clear of the Spaniard

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