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Quitting Chelsea? David Luiz opens up on the Barcelona links

David Luiz Barcelona rumours

The transfer window is over and one can safely say that David Luiz is going to be a Chelsea player at least for the next six months. Over the summer, Luiz was linked heavily with moves to Bayern Munich and Barcelona. He may not be the perfect defender in the world, but he has a multitude of qualities that makes him special. Once described as a ‘PlayStation footballer’ by Gary Neville, Luiz has grown into one of the important players of the Chelsea squad.

In an interview given to Gazeta Esportiva, Luiz said:

“There was an official offer [from Barcelona], but I decided to stay at Chelsea. I am happy to play for a big club and be in the national team to represent my country.”

David Luiz 2012-13 StatsBarcelona came in with an official £35 million offer, which would have made Luiz one of the most expensive defenders in the world. Chelsea rejected it and categorically stated that he was not for sale at any price.

John Terry, in my opinion, has only a couple of years left in him. It would not be surprising to see Terry retire at the age of 35 just as Liverpool’s Jamie Carragher did recently. Luiz is clearly the man to take over.

For his part, Luiz never came out and said that he wanted to leave Chelsea. He did, however, chose to remain silent on the issue.

Dani Alves would be greatly disappointed man after having publicly expressed his desire to see Luiz at Barcelona.

23 comments

  1. Moses is a fine player

  2. Luiz must join barcelona@ adams enecity

  3. Adams Please come and carry Him. . . Fool, it is only Barcelona that deserves the best players in the World

  4. No insult pls david luiz is a gr8 player nd every one would luv to have him so gays quit the insults up chelsea f.c

  5. Luiz future is on his hand to direct

  6. Moses was agood player to Ba.

  7. I love players that ae so intelligent in football picth.

  8. Chelsea has sign Samuel Eto.o 4 chelsea and 4 me it’s ok 4 now.

  9. Barcelona dram over david luiz we never come ture

  10. Eto.o is ok 4 chelsea as far as stricker deal is concerned 4 now.

  11. Luiz is chelsea furture cptn, so barca leave him 4 nw ok

  12. Valentine nnafuisigi

    David luiz is chelsea future captain so he is not for sale for any price at all.

  13. Luiz is not 4 sale.

  14. David luiz is one of d key players in chelsea, so it is not 4 sale at any price.

  15. Luiz is not going to barca is going to stay at chelsea up chelsea

  16. Luiz, a gud player like him should concentrate much more now in playing his game. He is gud in chelsea and we luv him. Up chelsea!!

  17. Luiz is d bst so far, so baka pls let cfc 2 drink water and drop cup.

  18. Selling david to dat clud called barca will be a big mistake i so much love dat guy.pls chelsea u guy should keep him.

  19. Barca shud go 2 arsenal and buy playerz if dy want 2 strenghtem their team, cuz chelsea are nt used 2 selling teir star playerz….so Tata Martino deres no difficult dere…. Luiz is nt 4 sale @ any price…. Up bluezzzzzz..

  20. Luiz is goin no wear. Baka look else wear.

  21. luiz is our future captain so berca should luk elsewhere

  22. Amos Zeaho Gaye Sr.

    chterelsea will never sell luiz because he will be our defense minister after terry in few days time. so it was good for mourinho to say no. baCA PLS KEEP AWAY from luiz. dont think its u alone that knows better thing.

  23. Barca bid for celsea david luiz in this summer