There have been many reports about Diego Costa leaving Chelsea at the end of the season, and many tabloids claim Everton striker Romelu Lukaku will be his replacement at Stamford Bridge.

Antonio Conte was brought into the debate in his pre-match press conference ahead of the Everton clash, as the two strikers will try to prove who’s indeed the better player.

Conte however chose his striker, Diego Costa. He said: “In my team? For me my players are the best in the world and I don’t change my players with anyone else.”

Speaking about his plan to stop the league’s most in-form striker, Conte said: “I think he is a really good player and is scoring a lot of goals in this season, not only this season, we must pay great attention. But it is the same, to find the right solution to stop them, every single player. We must find the right solution to stop Lukaku and all the other players, because they have good players with good technique and finishing.”

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