Three reasons Chelsea must offer Diego Costa a bumper new deal

According to reports in The Sun, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has urged the board to offer striker Diego Costa a deal he can’t refuse in order to keep him at Stamford Bridge this summer.

The 28-year-old was heavily linked with a move to the Chinese Super League during the January transfer window and over the course of the last six months in general despite enjoying another standout season in the Premier League.

However, after playing a crucial part in their title win Conte wants the club to offer him a new £300,000-a-week contract which should ensure he remains with the Blues for the immediate future.

The Spaniard scored 20 top flight goals to help the west London outfit reclaim the trophy they lost to Leicester City in 2016, and he was a key figure in his Italian manager’s successful 3-4-3 formation which ultimately proved pivotal to their success.

Here are three reasons Chelsea must sign Costa to a new £300,000-a-week deal…

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