Chelsea have recalled another player from loan, with striker Bamford returning from his loan spell at Burnley.
Burnley made the announcement after securing a 1-0 win over Southampton , with the Chelsea striker omitted from the lineup.
The striker featured just six times in the league for Burnley, prompting a callback by Chelsea.
The announcement comes after reports of a row between Conte and Costa, but the manager insists he is missing the clash against Leicester due to an injury.
Bamford sparkled during a loan spell at Middlesbrough in 2014-15, winning Championship Player of the Season for that term, but his career has stagnated during other temporary stints since.