World War 1: Diego Costa threatens to sue Chelsea
News By: Linus Onyeze | 04/08/2017
Diego Costa's lawyer has threatened to take legal action against Chelsea over the player's situation at the club.Diego Costa could take Chelsea to court after his lawyer threatened the Premier League club with legal action for the handling of the striker’s situation this summer.Chelsea manager Antonio Conte made it known via a text message to Costa at the end of last season that the striker was no longer in his first-team plans. Though he wishes to join Atletico Madrid no agreement has been reached. Conte has also rejected a loan to AC Milan.“We are going to use all possible legal mechanisms to hold Chelsea responsible for their behaviour, making possible the departure of Diego Costa,” his lawyer Ricardo Cardoso said.Talking to EFE agency, he added: “He will formally request the transfer. When he was with the Spanish national team in June, he was dismissed from Chelsea by Antonio Conte through an SMS message.