Ex-Chelsea striker: This is Diego Costa’s best spell, he’s unplayable
Chris Sutton makes bold claim about Chelsea striker Diego Costa
Diego Costa is enjoying his best spell in the Chelsea team, according to Chris Sutton.
The Spain international scored the west London side’s second-half winner in Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over Tony Pulis’ in-form West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge.
Costa has scored 12 times in 16 Premier League games this season to hoist the Blues to the top of the table and six points clear of the chasing pack in the title race.
The 28-year-old striker netted 20 times in 26 games as the controversial Spanish star fired Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side to the Premier League title in 2014-15.
However, Costa struggled last term alongside the rest of his team-mates, with Chelsea finishing in tenth place in the table.
Speaking to The Daily Mail, former Chelsea striker Sutton explained why he believes Costa is currently enjoying his best run in the Blues side since his move to Stamford Bridge.
“Diego Costa without a doubt. He is in his best spell at Chelsea,” Sutton said.
“Costa is strong, sharp, quick, powerful and looking unplayable. His goal against West Brom summed him up. It was a brilliant, confident finish. Keeping him fit will be key.”
Costa moved to Chelsea from La Liga side Atletico Madrid in a £32m deal in 2014.