AC Milan chairman Marco Fassone has revealed that he has spoken with Diego Costa‘s agent Jorge Mendes.
Diego Costa, who recently uploaded a video to his Instagram account of himself doing some improvised training on a Brazilian beach, was omitted from Chelsea’s pre-season tour of Asia by Blues boss Antonio Conte.
When asked about the former Atletico Madrid forward, Fassone told Sky Sports: “I would prefer to avoid talking about players from other teams; Diego Costa is a great player, but a Chelsea player.
“We went to see Jorge Mendes; there is a lot you can talk to him about. Costa is a great player but he is of Chelsea. That’s all.”
Costa was told that he would not be in Conte’s plans for next season via a text message at the end of last season.
Conte has since replaced the 28-year-old with the £70m signing of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid.