Chelsea’s Luiz: I turned down Barcelona

David Luiz has revealed that Barcelona came in with an offer for his services in the summer transfer window.

David Luiz has revealed that Barcelona came in with an offer for his services in the summer transfer window.

The Brazilian centre-back was the subject of plenty of transfer speculation with German giants Bayern Munich also showing interest but he opted to remain with Chelsea even after Barca lodged a £21.5million bid.

"There was an official offer [from Barcelona] but I decided to stay at Chelsea," Luiz told reporters while away on international duty.

"I am happy to play for a big club and be in the national team to represent my country."

 

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