chelsea news : David Luiz’s agent says ‘Chelsea want him to stay’


Chelsea are in talks with David Luiz over a new contract with the Brazilian’s current deal set to expire in the summer, as indicated by the safeguard’s specialist.

The 31-year-old is hopeful of extending his stay with the Blues, where he has been a key figure under Maurizio Sarri.

Luiz has already featured in more than double the amount of Premier League games this season as he had under Antonio Conte last battle.

Recent reports in Brazil stated that negotiations had hit a potential snag due to Luiz’s representative Kia Joorabchian laying out his own budgetary terms to Chelsea chief Marina Granovskaia.

He told SunSport: « Contrary to some reports we are in a very amicable situation with Chelsea.

« I’m sure something will be worked out. »

But he was at fault for Ciaran Clark’s equaliser as he was slack in marking the Irish international, before being beaten to the header.

Luiz has chipped in with two goals in 26 games in all competitions this season – compared with the 17 matches he played last term.


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