By Tom Bassam For Mailonline
Published: 10:58 BST, 14 September 2017 | Updated: 10:58 BST, 14 September 2017
Roy Keane has branded Diego Costa a 'balloon' as the Chelsea striker remains on strike in Brazil.
Atletico Madrid are hopeful of sealing a deal for the castaway striker within the next fortnight but as of Wednesday, the forward remained holed up in his hometown of Lagarto.
Following an explosive summer dispute with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, Costa has not returned to London since the FA Cup final in May and continues to be fined for his absence by Chelsea.
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Roy Keane has branded Diego Costa a 'balloon' as the Chelsea striker remains on strike
Costa has not returned to Chelsea since May and he is being fined for his absence