Conte thanks Costa after Chelsea exit agreed

Antonio Conte has thanked Diego Costa after the Chelsea forward’s January move to Atletico Madrid was confirmed. Chelsea and Atletico agreed a deal, estimated to be worth up to €60million, on Thursday, which is set to go through in full when a medical has been passed and personal terms are agreed. Conte and Costa, who

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One day Rooney will be back home, says Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has predicted Wayne Rooney will return to Manchester United in the future and insists he was not surprised to see the forward warmly welcomed back to Old Trafford by the club’s fans. The 31-year-old returned to his former ground with Everton in his first appearance against United, with whom he spent a successful

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Conte hopeful Pedro injury is not serious

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says Pedro came off at half-time against Arsenal due to an ankle injury, but hopes the issue will not prove serious. Pedro, who missed a first-half opportunity in the 0-0 Premier League draw when he was denied one-on-one by Petr Cech, had earlier gone down for treatment after a challenge with

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