Diego Costa looks to have confirmed the rumours that he is on the verge of leaving Chelsea by wearing an Atletico Madrid shirt while parting in Lagarto, Brazil.

The 28-year-old streamed an Instagram live to his 2.5 million followers on Sunday night, sparking plenty of criticism from Chelsea fans on the social media platform.

It has also emerged that he told Cesc Fabregas, who appeared on the Instagram live chat feed, to give Chelsea manager Antonio Conte a hug. No, this is not a joke.

Here is a clip of Costa sporting to colours of Atleti while partying hard:


Credit: Diego Costa/Instagram

As mentioned previously, Costa told teammate Fabregas to give Conte a hug.

The Chelsea squad left for China on Monday to take part in their pre season tour and manager Antonio Conte told both Costa and Nemanja Matic that they would not be selected amid suggestions that they would leave Stamford Bridge

Here's evidence of Costa's comment to Fabregas on Sunday evening:

Costa missed the first day of pre season training after being excused from the squad.

Earlier in the summer, Costa was told by boss Antonio Conte in a text message that he was no longer part of his plans and he soon flew to Brazil to be with family.

Well, this is what Diego is up to now...

It now looks like Costa is on his way to Atletico, but one club in particular are trying their best to stop that from happening.

When I say club, I mean a world record amount of very determined Besiktas fans.

Hundreds and thousands of supporters have been are spamming the player's Instagram posts in a bid to convince him to join the Turkish club.

This post in particular received over 3.8 million comments:

It looks like Diego Costa has played his last game in a Chelsea shirt.

I'm not sure if Conte would want him back after this incident. Just a hunch...

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He dabbles in all things sport. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt.

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