Diego Costa has warned Chelsea that they cannot decide who they potentially sell him to after telling him he is surplus to requirements. The Spain international is currently in Brazil after being told by Antonio Conte via text that he was not in the Blues manager's plans for the 2017-18 campaign. Costa has made it clear he wants to join former club Atletico Madrid despite their current transfer ban, but feels Chelsea are asking for too much money.
Massimiliano Allegri believes new signing Blaise Matuidi will provide his team with more experience and an extra edge.
AC Milan striker M'Baye Niang has refused a move to join Russian Premier League champions Spartak Moscow, cancelling a planned medical initially set for Friday. AC Milan and Spartak Moscow had agreed on a fee of €18 million for the player who spent the latter half of last season on loan at Watford, with Niang set to be unveiled as a Mosow player as early as the weekend. However, as reported by Sky Sports Italia via Football Italia, the French forwards has suggested he is not yet ready for a move to the Russian Premier League. Niang informed Milan yesterday he would not be attending the arranged medical for him that would see him move to the Russian capital. Nonetheless, Moscow coach Massimo Carrera