Diego Costa on Antonio Conte: He would not make a season at Real Madrid
The Spanish and Atleti striker up for his former manager Antonio Conte by saying, ‘Conte would not make a season at Real Madrid.’
Although, perhaps, The duo won a Premier League title together at Chelsea but were also involved in a high-profile feud back then in Chelsea camp.
While having won league titles in Italy and England, but the Inter Manager, Antonio Conte would not last a season in taking charge of Real Madrid, according to Diego Costa.
The Inter Manager is considered one of Europe’s best after managing The ‘old-lady’ and Chelsea; During his time, he lifted several trophies, including league titles.
Antonio Conte won three consecutive Serie A titles with the Bianconeri and spent two years in England, where he guided the Blues to Premier League and FA Cup success.
During his spell at Chelsea, Antonio Conte had run-ins and up-up with Costa and told the striker via text message that ‘he was not wanted at the club.’
The Spain international eventually left to return to Atletico Madrid.
Costa, 31, admits that he no longer has a problem and run-ins with Antonio Conte and admits he is a talented coach, even if he lacks the “human” touch needed to succeed at a team like Real Madrid.
“[Conte and I] had problems off the pitch, but I think he is a really good manager,” Costa told ESPN in a talk.
“I have no hard feelings towards Conte, but to be a top manager, he needs to change the human side of his management. He is very suspicious. At a team like, say, Real Madrid, he would never last a season.”
By the way, the Atleti striker was born in Brazil and made two appearances for, and then he made up with the Spanish team.
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However, he was taken into words for playing in Spanish NT. He in response flicked the coin and said;
“After the friendly against Russia, he said he would call me up again because I hadn’t played many minutes,” he added. “I think it was just to get in my head.”
“I remember several forwards were injured, but Scolari would not select me. I stayed quiet but wasn’t selected for the Confederations Cup.”
“The possibility of Spain emerged, and I accepted. How could I say no?”
“Suddenly, they started saying Scolari wanted me. Well, he never called me once. How could it be that he wanted me?”
“I then saw it written that I had ruined the dreams of millions of Brazilians. Why not say that he didn’t look for me? Then it’s simple.”
The hot-heated Costa has been playing for the NT of Spain since then.