Diego Costa recovered, fit to play: Antonio Conte

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London, Nov 19: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has confirmed that Spanish international Diego Costa has fully recovered from his injury and will be able to face Middlesbrough in their English Premier League tie on Sunday. [EPL 2016-17: Schedule of Game week 12]

Costa fell from the Spain squad for the duels against Macedonia (4-0) and England (2-2) after suffering a bruise in the left groin, an injury sustained during Chelsea's tie against Everton, reports Efe.

Diego Costa

"I have all the players available, they are in good form," said the Italian coach on Friday in the Chelsea sports city of Cobham, southwest London.

"Costa had a bit of an injury after the game against Everton. He started to train with us on Wednesday, his physical condition is good, there is also tomorrow (Saturday) to perfectly look at the situation," he added.


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