David Luiz In Talks With Real Madrid Over January Move
David Luiz's Chelsea future has been the subject of much debate over the last couple of weeks and now, according to reports in France, the Brazilian defender's second spell at Stamford Bridge could be coming to a premature end.
Luiz recently trained on his own ahead of Chelsea's 1-0 victory over Manchester United after reportedly questioning manager Antonio Conte's tactics following the Premier League champions' emphatic 3-0 defeat to Roma in the Champions League.
Since then, the former Benfica and Paris Saint-Germain defender has failed to start a game for the Blues and a January exit appears to be looming.
Luiz played an important part in Chelsea's Premier League title triumph, last season, after arriving back at the club following two years at PSG. Image: PA
RMC Sport are reporting, via Metro, that Zinedine Zidane is eyeing a move for Luiz in the new year in a bid to bolster his faltering Real Madrid side.
The European and Spanish champions have endured an indifferent start to the 2017/18 campaign, dropping points in five of their opening 13 La Liga matches and sitting in fourth place, eight points behind unbeaten leaders Barcelona.
RMC Sport: David Luiz is in discussions with Real Madrid and could join Zidane's side this winter. pic.twitter.com/0ywOef9sJ3- M•A•J (@UltraSuristic_) November 28, 2017
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Real's defence in particular has regularly looked shaky, although quite how Luiz, who is widely known to be a player prone to erratic displays, would improve the current situation is anyone's guess.
The Brazil international has also been ruled out of Chelsea's Premier League clash with Swansea City tomorrow due to a knee injury.
The biggest loser of Nemanja Matic's departure to Manchester United... David Luiz.- Premier League Panel (@PremLeaguePanel) November 28, 2017
Has always looked a significantly worse defender when there's less protection in front of him, hence his struggles in a gung-ho PSG side and this season at Chelsea. #CFC pic.twitter.com/UC0yaAMVys
Luiz arrived back at Stamford Bridge in a £34 million deal last summer, having originally left the London club in 2014 in a £50 million deal that took him to PSG, where he lifted two Ligue Un titles.
In total over the course of his two stints with the Blues, Luiz has made 193 appearances for the club, scoring 15 goals and has lifted a Premier League title, a Champions League,a Europa League and an FA Cup.
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