Chelsea News: Gary Neville hails Blues star as best player in the Premier LeagueGETTY

Gary Neville believes Diego Costa in the Premier League’s best player at present

The striker is in red-hot this season, bagging 13 goals in 17 appearances, to soar to the top of the top-flight scoring charts. 

He made the difference on Saturday against .

“Chelsea striker Diego Costa is in red-hot this season”

And he has earned high praise from former defender and Sky Sports pundit Neville.

When asked on Twitter who the best player in the Premier League at present is, Neville replied: “Costa.”

Chelsea News: Gary Neville hails Blues star as best player in the Premier LeagueGETTY

Diego Costa fired Chelsea to their 11th consecutive win on Saturday

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte will be unable to call on Costa when come to town on Boxing Day.

The Spain international picked up his fifth yellow card of the season against Palace for a petulant foul on Joe Ledley.

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/571863/Chelsea-Diego-Costa-Gary-Neville-Gossip