(Video) Liverpool Legend Warns Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho Against Signing £30m Goal Machine Diego Costa

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Ex Anfield star reckons the Blues should consider pulling out of the race to sign Costa.

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Former Liverpool midfielder Ronnie Whelan does not think that Chelsea should continue their pursuit of Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa.

The 25-year-old enjoyed a brilliant club season, scoring 27 goals in 35 La Liga games and netting eight times in nine Champions League outings.

However, he had a torrid time for Spain in last night’s 5-1 defeat to the Netherlands at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Costa was generally unimpressive and was involved in two moments of controversy.

He was accused of diving to win Spain a first-half penalty and was later very lucky to avoid a red card for head-butting Dutch defender Bruno Martins Indi.

Speaking to Irish broadcaster RTE Sport, Whelan was far from complimentary about Costa, who has been touted as a potential £30m summer signing for Chelsea.

Check out Whelan’s bold comments in the video below.

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