Barcelona in advanced talks with reps of Chelsea defender David Luiz

Barcelona are in the market for a new centre-half signing.
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Barcelona are in the market for a new centre-half signing.

Sport says Barca have made Chelsea defender David Luiz, also a target for Bayern Munich, a priority signing in the coming weeks.

Indeed, despite the Bayern competition, Barca are in advanced talks with Luiz's representatives and confident of bringing the Brazil international to the Nou Camp.

Luiz's agent, Gino Bertolucci, is in London this week and won't leave until a deal is closed.

Newell's Old Boys defender Santiago Vergini has also been mentioned, but his lack of experience has worked against him inside the Nou Camp brainstrust.

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