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Chelsea considering January move for £25m Benfica defender David Luiz

Chelsea are believed to be pondering over making a move for Benfica's £25 million rated defender David Luiz in January.

The recent injury to John Terry saw the skipper concede that he could be out for "months", while Alex could be out for up to eight weeks. With Branislav Ivanovic only one yellow card away from picking up a suspension, the choices are diminishing for manager Carlo Ancelotti.

Now The Mirror reports that the Blues are eyeing a January move for Luiz due to the current defensive problems.

However, Ancelotti will have to make do with Jeffrey Bruma and Paulo Ferreira until the New Year, if and when Ivanovic is suspended.

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Maradona4294d ago

They dont need him. How many players do they need in the squad?

karim4294d ago

Get your facts right...Chelsea only have 19 Players in the squad the others promoted youngsters...Now Alex and Terry are injured for months so they need him

karim4294d ago

Buy him or kiss the league goodbye

zeddy20104293d ago

saw him play against liverpool, he can play full back and centre back and he's fast. dont know if chelsea will hash out 25 mil though.

karim4293d ago

We need a player like him but the bad news is he can't play in the Champions League

kulka4293d ago

well at least he be usefull for the league