Chelsea defender David Luiz has said that his side could have beaten Liverpool last Sunday if they took their chances. The West London giants were outdone during the second half of the game after Reds stars Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah managed to find the back of the net in quick succession.
Chelsea will have to let go of a few players this summer for continuity reasons. One player who the club should let go of in the best interest of the club and player himself is defender David Luiz.
David Luiz has issued a rallying cry for Chelsea in their bid to win the Europa League, with the Brazilian adding the Blues should expect more twists and turns in Europe’s second-tier club competition.
David Luiz is close to signing a new contract with Chelsea as the season nears its business end according to the Evening Standard.
Michael Ballack believes Kepa Arrizabalaga’s teammates should have done more to usher him off the pitch after the Chelsea goalkeeper’s refusal to do so during Sunday’s League Cup final.
Ethan Ampadu hopes to follow Callum Hudson-Odoi’s footsteps at Chelsea while also naming the four players who have helped his development at the club.
David Luiz has denied rumours of a dressing-room coup at Chelsea and insisted under-fire head coach Maurizio Sarri still has the full backing of the Blues squad.
Kia Joorabchian, the agent of David Luiz, has revealed that the Brazilian central defender is currently in the negotiating table with Chelsea over a new contract.
Chelsea defender David Luiz has indicated his club are still in the Premier League title race this season despite their 1-0 defeat against Leicester City on Saturday.
David Luiz’s current contract with Chelsea is set to expire at the end of this season. The Brazil international Luiz struggled for form last season under Antonio Conte and there were rumours suggesting that his second stint with the Blues was due to end.
David Luiz has revealed negotiations with Chelsea over his stay at the west London club are ongoing, with his current deal set to expire next summer.
David Luiz believes that Chelsea controlled the game and tried everything to win in Sunday’s goalless stalemate against Everton at Stamford Bridge.
In the pre-match conference before Chelsea’s match against Cardiff last Saturday, Maurizio Sarri has revealed he has made a decision on who will be the permanent captain of his squad. “I have my idea, I have decided, but before telling you my decision I would like to speak to the players and the club,” said the Italian.
David Luiz insists there is always pressure when playing for a massive club like Chelsea, saying this is the norm rather than the exception.
Ethan Ampadu has been praised by Ryan Giggs following Wales’ 4-1 thrashing of the Republic of Ireland in the opening game of their UEFA Nations League campaign.
After a whirlwind past couple of months for Willian, in which he courted controversy with an Instagram post, flirted with interest from two Spanish giants and delayed his return to training at Cobham, the Brazilian winger seems to have finally settled at West London.
Chelsea kicked off their new Premier League season with a 3-0 victory away at Huddersfield. N’Golo Kante opened up the scoring with a simple sidefoot 34 minutes into the match before new signing Jorginho struck from the penalty spot just before the break.
Brazil international David Luiz is confident of a place in the fresh-looking Chelsea after the team’s coaching job was taken over by Maurizio Sarri. The player went completely off the radar last season, appearing in only one match because of a run-in with former manager Antonio Conte.
One of Antonio Conte’s biggest downfalls last season was the breakdown in relationships with some of Chelsea’s star players. It saw Diego Costa forced out the exit door back to Atletico and meant David Luiz was afforded just two Premier League appearances after October. However, Maurizio Sarri has emphasised that the latter will be ‘very important’ over the coming 12 months.
When Chelsea won their most recent league title in the 2016-2017 season, David Luiz played a vital role in the Blues’ success. Then manager Antonio Conte positioned him in the middle of a back three where the 31-year-old not only excelled in defence but also in attack.
David Luiz has showered Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu with accolades, calling the academy prospect a “youngster who is already a man”.
Former Chelsea star Alex has urged David Luiz against leaving the Blues at the end of the season.
David Luiz’s season is starting to begin to look even more miserable, with the news coming out that the Brazilian defender is set to spend even more time on the injury table. It is believed he will be heading to Barcelona to see a knee specialist in a bid to save his chances of playing again during this campaign, according to reports.
Out-of-favour Chelsea defender David Luiz looks set to stay with the Blues until at least the end of the season, despite reports linking the Brazilian with a number of potential suitors in recent weeks.
Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from defeat to rivals West Ham as they welcome an inconsistent Southampton side to Stamford Bridge. The Blues are 14 points behind Manchester City at the top of the league in what looks to be a mountain to climb to retain their Premier League title but their midweek win over Huddersfield will give Antonio Conte cause for optimism.