Diego Costa: Chelsea striker pulls out of Spain squad with injury

Diego Costa
Diego Costa missed four matches earlier in the season with a hamstring injury combined with a viral infection.

Chelsea's Diego Costa will miss Spain's Euro 2016 qualifier against Ukraine and a friendly with the Netherlands after picking up a hamstring injury.

The striker, 26, sustained the injury during Chelsea's 3-2 win at Hull on Sunday.

Costa, who scored his 20th goal of the season, was replaced by Loic Remy with 15 minutes remaining.

The Spanish Football Federationexternal-link said Costa will return to Chelsea for medical treatment.

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has called up Malaga's 21-year-old striker Juanmi as cover for Costa.

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