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Mourinho Risks Early Backlash With Boss Willing To Sell £25m David Luiz To PSG

Jose Mourinho could be set to clash with Chelsea’s hierarchy over David Luiz with mega-rich Paris Saint Germain ready to bid for the £25m-rated Brazilian.

With the summer transfer window set to open, there is plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, could David Luiz be leaving Chelsea this summer?

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Jose Mourinho could be set to clash with Chelsea’s fans and hierarchy over the future of David Luiz with mega-rich Paris Saint Germain ready to bid for the £25m-rated Brazilian, according to the Mirror.

New boss Mourinho made a sensational return to Stamford Bridge earlier this month but it seems the honeymoon period could be over rather quickly with the 50-year-old willing to risk a backlash from the fans as well as go against the board’s wishes by selling Luiz to PSG.

The 26-year-old is a huge fan-favourite in west London and the club’s hierarchy see him as a potential future captain but the Mirror claim Mourinho isn’t convinced by the big-haired Brazilian in midfield or in central defence and is willing to cash in this summer with the aim of replacing him with Porto’s Eliaquim Mangala.

The report suggests ambitious French outfit PSG are ready to offer Luiz the chance to play alongside international team-mate Thiago Silva, with the former AC Milan ace said to be keen to forge an effective partnership at domestic level to help Brazil’s chances in next summers World Cup.

It would certainly be a risky move by Mourinho to sell one of the club’s most popular figures and I personally don’t think anything will come of this, despite what the Mirror are reporting, but if the ‘Special One’ doesn’t think Luiz fits in with his new-look team and decides it’s best to cash in then you’d have to trust him. He knows what he’s doing after all.

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What do Chelsea fans make of this news? Will you be disappointed if Mourinho sells Luiz? Get involved in the comments section below.



  1. Arjan

    June 16, 2013 at 7:13 am

    Luiz is a very good player so i see no reason why he should be sold to another club now dat Jos as not try him jet

  2. Bassey Orji

    June 16, 2013 at 8:27 am

    i dnt think it really make sense, Jose can nt do such thing. Luis is a kind of player Muo’ need, so lets stop sayin what we are nt sure of.

  3. Obiliwest

    June 16, 2013 at 10:09 am

    Luis is a great player all de mon shuld correct him,no need of selling him

  4. emmanuel odunlami

    June 16, 2013 at 10:20 am

    Luice should not be sold to any club we all know at time luice full of erros but morio can help him out and make him a better than be4 one day it would become chelsea legend

  5. Alexander

    June 16, 2013 at 10:34 am

    it is very difficult to buy experiences high quality footballer from any club, 25 million is a really small figure for Champion league and Europ league winner taking into account that Mangala is up to substitute Luiz for 30 million so I see the price for Luiz as minimum 35 million.

  6. Santus

    June 18, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    Mou is mad oo he wan t 2 sell our best players dat man want 2 kill us he want us 2 go for relegation dis tym,he want 2 sell our best players like Mikel Mata Luiz Marin And Torres somone shld plz tilk 2 him befor we enter relegation oooo

  7. star boy

    June 18, 2013 at 9:46 pm

    Is not true mou can do that he want to knw the vaule of his play,s

  8. Georgejacob

    June 19, 2013 at 8:14 am

    If mou realy want to prove dat he is one of best thn let him couch luiz in his on stly of football.does he tink selling luiz is d best option.hmmm mou,hmm mou o.

  9. taliat

    June 24, 2013 at 1:55 am

    mou. shed nt even tink of selling david luiz,as a best coach i xpect him to convert and reshape luiz to is own style of football just as he did to mikel in his first spell blues al d way…


      June 29, 2013 at 10:08 am

      I see no reason why he shoud ask luiz to leave chelsea

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