Official: Brazil Nut David Luiz Returns To Chelsea In £32m Deal

Alan Duffy

31st, August 2016

5 Comments

Chelsea have announced that Brazilian international David Luiz has returned to Stamford Bridge from PSG, in a three-year deal worth around £32m.

Luiz joined the Blues for the first time back in January 2011, with the Brazilian international moving from Benfica for a whopping £21.3m.

The defender enjoyed an eventful time at Stamford Bridge, picking up a Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup title, as well as chalking up 143 appearances and netting 12 goals for the west Londoners.

After Brazil’s 2014 World Cup finals horror, Luiz moved across the English Channel to PSG for a reported £50m, a world record fee for a defender.

However, now, after a hugely successful time in the French capital, the larger-than-life defender is back in the Premier League. Expect tears, tantrums, histrionics, big hair and piledriving free-kicks!

Antonio Conte had been on the lookout for a centre-half all summer, but after failed bids for AC Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli and Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly, the Chelsea boss has turned to Luiz in arguably the most surprising deal of the transfer window. Indeed, it will be most interesting to see if Conte can control his new signings’ famed indiscipline.

Earlier this month, Arsenal fans were intrigued by a potential ‘madness’ rumoured to be enacted by Arsene Wenger in the transfer market. However, ultimately it seems that it’s Antonio Conte who has done a ‘madness’ in bringing David Luiz back to Stamford Bridge.

This Premier League season is shaping up to be an absolute cracker! And what a double act of wind-up merchants Luiz and Diego Costa will make!

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5 Comments

  1. Jarren says:

    Welcome back, Sideshow Bob.

  2. James Taylor says:

    A very odd signing. Luiz is hardly in the same class as some of the defenders Conte’s been used to working with in recent years…

  3. iCheque says:

    First Man Utd & Pogba, now Chelsea & Luiz. What a joke. Is this how top businessmen operate? Sell Pogba for next to nothing, then buy him back years later at a (frankly) insane price, just doesn’t make sense. Why? Unless… you wished to wash some dirty money, mayhap? If the so-called “elite” clubs spend more than they can likely earn, you just have to know that something is up. Why would Man City etc spend billions to (potentially) win *only* millions? What sort of business can afford to throw away millions every year?

    Well, they *can* afford to while hopping into bed with bent politicians, regulators, agents, owners & every other squalid piece of filth that operate in this unregulated market. Bigger pigs getting even bigger as the trough continues to expand beyond the point of rational & sanity.

    Your bread, their circus.

    This is UNsane, and you know it. STOP funding it! It isn’t Sky or Andy Gray or Richard Keys or the Gubmint or anyone’s fault but yours – they operate because YOU let them. YOU fund it, YOU are responsible. Neglect your family at the weekends for footy? Not had much discourse with your offspring because you’re too wrapped up in the media’s entrainment of your perception of events? Haven’t you noticed that it’s just a sideshow (Bob) for a more insidious agenda?

    YOU are complicit. YOU are guilty.

  4. Jamie Smith says:

    £21m to Chelsea, £50m to PSG, and now £32m back to Chelsea… More than £100m in transfer fees for a defender who, more often than not, is absolutely wank

  5. Zander Kramer says:

    Nobody cares about chelsea

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