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I’m in charge, says Conte after Costa sub dispute

London (AFP) – Antonio Conte revealed he ignored Diego Costa’s request to be substituted because the volatile Chelsea striker’s passion is too important to lose. Costa scored his seventh Premier League goal of the season as Chelsea cruised to a 3-0 win over spluttering champions Leicester at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. But the controversial Spain star still managed to cause a fuss with his demonstrative, but unsuccessful, attempt to convince Chelsea manager Conte to substitute him in the 70th minute.
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