David Luiz big fan of Chelsea transfer target Paulinho

Chelsea defender David Luiz is a big fan of Corinthians midfielder Paulinho.

Chelsea defender David Luiz is a big fan of Corinthians midfielder Paulinho.

Luiz, a boyhood Corinthians fan, identified his Brazil team-mate as a being among the South American champions' key threats in the Club World Cup.

"Paulinho plays for the national team, and [there are] other experienced players like Douglas, the number 10, who has a lot of quality with his left foot," Luiz said.

"I have lots of friends there. I know them, they know me. If it's this game in the final, it's a great game to have."

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