Robbie Savage’s four-word response when asked whether Chelsea star will stay

Robbie Savage has poured cold water on talk of Diego Costa remaining at Chelsea beyond the summer transfer window

Chelsea striker Diego Costa Photo: The Sport Review

Robbie Savage has cast doubt on whether Chelsea striker Diego Costa will remain at Stamford Bridge beyond the summer.

The Spain international has been a key part of Chelsea’s title challenge this season after a return of 20 goals in 34 games in the Premier League this term.

The controversial Blues striker has now won two titles in three seasons in the Premier League following his move to Chelsea from Atletico Madrid in 2014.

Costa has been linked with a move to China or a potential return to La Liga side Atletico in the summer transfer window after three-year stay at Stamford Bridge.

Asked during BBC’S 606 podcast whether Costa would stay at Chelsea, former Leicester City midfielder Savage said: “I’m not so sure [Costa will stay].”

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Costa has scored 52 goals in 87 appearances in the Premier League over the past three seasons at the west London club.

Chelsea secured the Premier League title thanks to a 1-0 win against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns on Friday night.

The Blues will face Arsenal in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday 27 May.

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