Chelsea and Brazil defender David Luiz is reportedly close to agreeing a £50m move to Paris Saint-Germain before the start of the FIFA World Cup 2014.The Brazilian has been linked with a switch to French Ligue 1 in the last few days following speculation that he is set to leave Stamford Bridge in this summer transfer.
The 27-year-old, is also a part of the Brazilian squad for next month’s FIFA World Cup 2014 in his homeland, has also been touted as a possible target for Barcelona and Bayern Munich.However, according to Sky Sports News, PSG are winning the race for Luiz’s signature as they enter advanced talks with Chelsea regarding a record money move for a defender ever in World football.
If the deal goes through, it will make Luiz, who joined Chelsea from Benfica in 2011, the world’s most expensive defender.
David Luiz Moreira Marinho (born 22 April 1987), known as David Luiz, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and as vice-captain for the Brazil national team. Primarily a central defender, he can also be deployed as a left-back and a defensive midfielder(position in Chelsea). David has started his career from Victoria in the year 2001, where he made 26 appearances and scored a goal. On 2007 he was on a loan to Benfica, where he proved his worth. In between 2007-2011 he made 72 appearances for Benfica and scored 4 goals. In 2011 he made a switch to Stamford bridge in England. After joining Chelsea in 2011 January, his team won the Champions league and also the FA cup the following season. This time again we will see him in the Brazilian team jersey in the FIFA World Cup 2014.