Chelsea striker Diego Costa was pictured at a popular Ibiza nightclub on Sunday night after being given 48 hours off following the club’s 2-2 draw with Swansea City this weekend, The Independent reports.
The Spaniard was rated doubtful for the season opener against the Swans with a recurrence of a hamstring injury that had caused him to miss the Community Shield seven days earlier as well as their final pre-season friendly with Fiorentina on Wednesday.
The Blues played the majority of the second half of the Swansea game with only 10 men, and Mourinho expressed his surprise at Costa being able to last the full 90 minutes.
And Mourinho has rewarded Costa with two days off before allowing him to return to training ahead of the clash with Manchester City on Sunday.
“He (Costa) did very well, and again the second half is very difficult because it was a big difference, one player less and a lot of effort. Even so I was not expecting him to resist for 90 minutes,” Mourinho said.
“But because we wanted to try to get a goal we went with him until the end and it was very important and new for us that he played for 90 minutes with such a physical performance.
“He is happy with the reaction. He is OK, happy, he is very happy and with the reaction with his body after such a hard game.”
Costa then hopped on a plane and went clubbing in Ibiza. What a cad!
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