Chelsea striker Diego Costa has vowed to do everything he can to make sure that he starts hitting the back of the net again after he failed to score for Spain, the Daily
“I’ve got a lot to improve and I’ve got to start scoring goals,” he said.
“There will be no lack of effort on my part.
“I’ll keep working hard at my club to improve. I am always filled with ambition whenever I get called for the national team,” he added.
The 26-year-old’s inability to score against Macedonia means that he still has just one goal from nine appearances for his adopted country, and means that he has missed a great opportunity to head back to Stamford Bridge with the kind of confidence that he appeared to be lacking in the opening games of the campaign.
Costa made a lightning start to his career with the Blues, and proved to be a major factor behind Jose Mourinho’s side’s run to the title.
However, the champions have made a very slow start to the new season, and Costa has been equally lacklustre, with his solitary goal coming in the narrow victory over West Brom.
But the club’s next game sees the former Atletico Madrid man return to Goodison Park, where he scored twice last season in an enthralling 6-3 win, and so, will fancy his chances of finally getting his season up and running.
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