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Costa ends Europa League dream for Wenger and Arsenal

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Diego Costa killed Arsene Wenger’s last hope of a glorious Arsenal farewell as his goal sent Atletico Madrid through to the Europa League final on Thursday. Wenger’s 250th European fixture with Arsenal also to proved to be his last, decided by a typically ruthless finish …

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Diego Costa fit to terrorise Arsenal once more – Simeone

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone confirmed Diego Costa will be fit to resume his rivalry with Arsenal in a Europa League semi-final, first leg on Thursday of huge significance for the English side. Arsenal are hoping to bid farewell to outgoing manager Arsene Wenger …

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Costa to return to Atletico from Chelsea

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Chelsea and Atletico Madrid announced Thursday that they had reached an initial agreement that would see Diego Costa return to the Spanish club. “Atletico de Madrid and Chelsea have reached an initial agreement for the transfer of Diego Costa,” the Spanish side said in a statement. …

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Five infamous sulks

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Diego Costa’s stand-off with English Premier League champions Chelsea is just the latest in a long line of disputes between players and their employers. Here AFP Sport picks out five such infamous examples: French World Cup squad’s ‘Busman’s holiday’ Probably the most spectacular and humiliating …

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AFCON: Best paid coach in Africa sacked

Gabon sack Costa, appoint Garrido ahead of CAN Libreville, Gabon | AFP |  Africa Cup of Nations hosts Gabon have sacked coach Jorge Costa little more than two months before the start of the 2017 tournament, the country’s federation announced on Friday. The Fegafoot first cancelled a Costa press conference …

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