COSTA ON A RECORD BREAKING MISSION

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa is in a mission to become one of the greatest strikers to have played in the Premier League.

The Spain international scored his 16th league goal of the season, which is his 42nd in 78 Premier League appearances.

According to stats guru OptaJoe, Diego Costa has scored in 42/78 PL apps (54%); a higher proportion than any other player to play 20+ games in the Premier League.

With Costa finding the net in 54% of Chelsea’s games, he’d be among the greatest strikers to have played in the league if he spends the next 5 years in the EPL.

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