The Mirror are reporting that Chelsea are looking to tie Diego Costa down to a new long-term deal…

Diego Costa has made a fine start to the 2016/17 season, and has firmly established himself as one of Antonio Conte’s most important players.

He currently sits atop the goalscoring chart in the Premier League – and Chelsea’s success this season appears likely to fall upon his shoulders.

All this, then, would likely suggest that a new deal for Costa is a good idea – but it isn’t so cut and dry.

Costa is, admittedly, a fine player – but he comes with so many caveats that all point towards 1 thing: now is not the time for a new deal.

With that said, here areĀ 3 reasons why Chelsea should not give Diego Costa a new contract – agreed?