The striker Loic Remy expressed a desire to substitute Diego Costa in the starting lineup for Chelsea, after the Spanish International was banned for 3 matches via 11livematches.com report after his actions in the derby against Arsenal.
The Brazil-born footballer again showed his dark side, having come into conflict with Laurent Koscielny on the pitch and then pushed him to the ground, provoking Gabriel Paulista, which kicked him out and was sent off. Subsequently, `Gooners` won an appeal of the red card for their player, while the Football Association in England penalised Costa for three matches.
The first of these was last night`s duel against Walsall in the third round of the League Cup, which the Blues won with 3:1, and one of the goals was to draw. So the Frenchman expects with elevated mood match against Newcastle in the Premier League Saturday.
`I have no choice - you have to replace Costa. When you play for Chelsea, should always give 100 percent. I will do my best to do it.`, said the 28-year-old footballer.
`I think that Diego will be missed, because we know how important it is for the team. All, however, we are focused on winning matches. Whoever is on the pitch, he`s going to do the maximum. However, it is a pity that we can`t rely on him.`
So far during the campaign in the Championship, they have an extremely limited role, as for the last 6 rounds recorded only 8 minutes of football. `It`s tough, I`m not going to lie. When you come off the bench, you have to give the best, but when you don`t play so often, it`s not easy. I can not complain. I want to play and when the Manager wishes to do it, I will go out and try to get goals.`, added Remy.