One of the best soccer defenders in the world, David Luiz, is making a transfer back to Chelsea after playing for Paris Saint-Germain for the past two years. His deal has amounted to £34 million, which is still less than what Chelsea had accumulated when they sold Luiz two years ago. He went to PSG for a whopping £50 million deal, which was a definite world record for defenders at the time, according to The Mirror.
Evidently, they have saved some money on him, but they have also been in desperate need of a solid defender. They’ve been looking for a good replacement since they sold him to years ago, with little success.
People at Chelsea are quite satisfied to have David Luiz back on the team. They agree that he’s one of the crucial players that can carry the ball from the center towards the other side of the field, according to The Telegraph. Luiz is also experienced in the Premier League, which is another valuable factor for Chelsea at this time.
Conte, the new leader of Chelsea, can now be certain that the defense on his team is very solid. Luiz is thrilled to be back, posting his new blue profile picture on social media even before he spoke on the subject in public. He’s been waiting to get back to his team, which was noticeable at the conference.
Luiz has had some trouble in his first three years with Chelsea, but he’s hoping to change that. He’s had success with Chelsea in his first three and a half seasons, mainly in tournaments like the Premier League. He’s definitely a seasoned player now at 29, so the fans are expecting great performances. Chelsea has recovered significantly now that they’ll have Terry, Alonso, and Luiz in the center, which is a dangerous combination that has worked in the past.
According to The Guardian, Conte has been deciding on several transfers before making a decision. They were discussing other possible players, but they’ve landed on a player they knew. It’s no wonder Luiz is a favorite of Roman Abramovic, the owner of Chelsea, which can’t be a bad thing for him.
Kia Joorabchian, David Luiz’s agent, has been instrumental in the past few transfers at Chelsea, so he’s really shaping the team to make it better. He has also worked with other important players like Ramires in the past, so he probably helped Luiz get back to Chelsea as well. For more CDA News, follow our tweets on Twitter and like us on Facebook.
Commentary by Matic Satler