Chelsea’s David Luiz plays down Diego Costa row speculation

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has said Diego Costa is happy at Chelsea, despite recent rumours regarding his future.

David Luiz shrugged off the recent attention surrounding his Chelsea teammate Diego Costa, telling SFR Sport that “people talk a lot without knowing anything.”

Costa marked his return to the side on Sunday with the opening goal in the Blues’ 2-0 victory over Hull City, having been left out of Jan. 14’s 3-0 win at Leicester City after a training ground row over a back injury, amid links with move to Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian.

The Spain international gave his manager Antonio Conte a warm handshake after being substituted late on in Sunday’s win against the Tigers, which sent Chelsea eight points clear…