Speaking after the Blues’ 2-0 victory at Southampton on Sunday (October 30) one delighted Chelsea fan said Costa’s curled strike in the 55th minute is a contender for goal of the season.

Superfan Dave, who was interviewed by Chelsea Fans Channel, said: “Diego Costa is a top man, I love him. The goal was absolutely fantastic – one of the best Chelsea goals of the season.”

Despite suffering a few humbling defeats in September, such as the 3-0 loss at Arsenal and a frustrating 2-1 defeat at home to Liverpool, Chelsea have hit a rich vein of form this month.

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LOVE: This fan said Chelsea supporters love goal machine Diego Costa

And the supporter said he believes his club could claim the Premier League crown this season.

He said: “I don’t like making predictions in case they go wrong but I seriously believe we are going to win the league.”

Dave also reserved high praise for manager Antonio Conte who just a few weeks ago was under pressure from some sections of the Chelsea support.

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TITLE: The fan predicts Chelsea’s first title since the 2014/2015 season

He added: “All the players love playing for Antonio Conte and you can’t blame them – he his a top guy. He is one of the best managers we have ever had at Chelsea. Lets hope he is with us for a good few years now.”

Chelsea suffered a shock defeat to West Ham in the EFL Cup last week where fighting between fans forced a number of .

While pundit Garth Crooks likened Arsenal forward

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/558129/football-premier-league-chelsea-diego-costa-arsenal-southampton-champions-fan-reaction