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Chelsea boss Mourinho sees Mangala as Luiz replacement

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho sees Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala as a replacement for David Luiz.Chelsea have turned down a £35 million offer from Barcelona in the last 24 hours for Luiz, but the Spanish giants are expected to return with an improved bid.

Mourinho sees Mangala as an ideal replacement and rates the Frenchman a better defender than Luiz.

El Mundo Deportivo says Chelsea will move for Mangala if Barcelona meet their asking price for Luiz this month.

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