In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

Diego Costa is set to leave England and the Premier League as he finalises a switch to Atletico Madrid.

Chelsea and the LaLiga club have agreed a deal to see the Spain international return to Diego Simeone’s men.

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He departs the west London club both a hero and villain – with his numerous on-field antics frustrating the Chelsea faithful.

His fiery temper also got the better of Antonio Conte, who told him he was unwanted at the end of his debut season at Stamford Bridge.

Here, we look at 20 of the Premier League’s pantomime villains.

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

In pictures: The Premier League's greatest pantomime villains

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