David Luiz Joins Courtois in Openly Mocking Diego Costa on Instagram

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But with the Liga club under a transfer ban until January, Costa's immediate future appears to lie at Stamford Bridge, with Chelsea including the Brazil-born Spain worldwide in their Premier League squad on Friday.

Antonio Conte has told me by message that I do not follow at Chelsea and that's it. Conte said he did not count on me for next season.

Now registered in the 25-man Premier League squad, Costa may end up featuring for Chelsea after all.

Chelsea defender David Luiz has joined Thibaut Courtois in poking fun at Diego Costa, after making reference to the wantaway striker during an Instagram post marking the return of Didier Drogba.

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He revealed his intention to return to Atletico but the move failed to materialise due to Chelsea's £50m demands.

Of course Costa's inclusion in the Chelsea squad could be the club covering itself in case of legal action. With the window closing the night before, the Belgian keeper was keen to share a joke with Costa, who will return to Chelsea training this week.

Courtois though, who played with Costa at Atletico as well as The Bridge, had little sympathy for him and imitated Gerard Pique's famous tweet about Neymar. Costa has missed tonight's clash with Italy in Madrid. "Why won't they let me go if they don't want me?"

"It's true that they're sloppy tactically and they give you chances because they slip up, but it's a different kind of football". In Spain you have time to think and keep hold of the ball, but over here, by the time you've got possession you've already taken a couple of kicks from opponents.

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