That is the view of former England Under-21 trainer Stuart Pearce.
Chelsea in the end put an finish to their ongoing saga with Diego Costa after agreeing to promote him again to Atletico Madrid the day prior to this.
The Spain global will sign up for up with the La Liga giants in January topic to passing a scientific and agreeing non-public phrases.
But regardless of being granted his need to re-signal for Atletico, Pearce reckons Diego Costa will be ignored by way of Eden Hazard.
“I’m sad to see him leave these shores because I think he’s been sensational over the last few years,” Pearce advised Sky Sports’ The Debate.
“I do know some other people don’t like his mannerisms on a soccer pitch.
“I feel him and Hazard, Hazard would possibly miss him so much.
“I feel they were almost telepathic remaining yr the way in which they performed, the interplay between the 2.”
Eden Hazard and Costa shaped an impressive partnership at Chelsea and performed a pivotal section of their Premier League name triumph.
Alvaro Morata has been purchased into try to fill the void left by way of Costa and he has began neatly by way of scoring 3 targets in his opening 5 video games.
But Pearce reckons if Chelsea fail to ship this season with out Costa then the verdict to let him cross might be introduced in to query.
“If [Alvaro] Morata does well you won’t spare a thought for Costa,” Pearce added.
“If Chelsea fail to deliver and win nothing you will look at this decision and ask if it was the right one.”