Barcelona submit first offer to Chelsea for David Luiz

15:05 • 22.12.17



Barcelona have made their opening offer for David Luiz as the defender moves closer to sealing a move away from Chelsea, according to reports.

The Brazilian had a massive falling out with Antonio Conte earlier this season, with Luiz blamed for the disastrous defeat to Roma and subsequently dropped from the squad. He has since picked up a knee injury that has prevented him from winning back his place in the side from youngster Andreas Christensen, and has not played since the end of October, Metro.co.uk reports.

Luiz’s bust-up with Conte has seen a host of major European clubs show interest in signing him in January, with Real Madrid and even Arsenal linked with a move. But according to Telefoot, it is Barcelona who now hold the advantage and have contacted Chelsea to propose a loan move in the upcoming January window. MORE: FOOT





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