We have to ‘love Diego Costa the way he is’ claims Spain manager Julen Lopetegui
Spain head coach Julen Lopetegui has said Chelsea striker Diego Costa needs to be ‘loved the way he is.’
Costa, 28, started for Spain in their 1-1 draw with Italy in 2018 World Cup qualifying Group G and was involved in what is now his customary altercation per game, this time with defender Leonardo Bonucci, ironically a Chelsea target.
Brazil-born Costa, who was marked out of the game entirely by the superb Bonucci and was substituted for Alvaro Morata after 67 minutes, appeared to slap the Juventus centre-back across the face during the match but got away with just a booking.
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