PSG defender aims dig at Blues frontman.
Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva has shown there is no love lost between himself and Chelsea striker Diego Costa ahead of their sides’ meeting in the Champions League this week, the Daily Mirror reports.
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The Brazilian centre-back insists his players are not intimidated by the Blues forward, who has become known for his physically aggressive style of play this season.
As well as that, Silva appeared to aim a dig at Costa for choosing to play for the Spanish national team instead of his native Brazil.
“Diego Costa is one of the top strikers in Europe at the moment. He can play, but also he can do battle as well,” Silva said.
“He is the sort of player that lets you know he is there, but we will also let him know that we are there as well.
“We know that Diego chose to play for Spain and there is nothing more to be said about the subject.
“I am not sure that I could choose to play for a nation other than the one I grew up in, but neither myself or anybody else has any right to judge his decision. He chose Spain, and we all have to respect his choice.”