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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has called in-form striker Diego Costa a “real warrior”. The Chelsea manager reveals he’s been impressed with the striker who tops the scoring chart and is currently the Player of the Month.

Conte said: “I think Diego is a real warrior and he is good for the team because it is important to have many warriors during the game because every game is a battle, a sporting battle,” he said. “Diego is showing great patience and he can put this into the team in the best way.

“I think it is fantastic for him, for the team, for the club and for the fans. He is playing very well and we are working a lot to involve him in our play. He is improving a lot and Diego is showing the right part of him now.”

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