Chelsea confirm David Luiz transfer to PSG subject to wages

By 07:01 Sat, 24 May 2014 Comments

Jose Mourinho - who many

observers felt never fancied Luiz

as a defender - looking to a

whole new strikeforce

spearheaded by Atletico

Madrid's Diego Costa.

We told you about PSG's

interest in Luiz as far back as

last summer, and he had also

been linked with German

champions Bayern Munich and

Spanish giants Barcelona.

But now he is set to link up

with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Paris

- and become the world

football's most expensive


We've agreed terms with PSG

for the transfer of

@DavidLuiz_4 , subject to him

agreeing terms & passing



Chelsea Football Club and Paris

Saint-Germain have agreed terms

for the transfer of David Luiz to

the French club...

A statement on

read: "Chelsea Football Club

and Paris Saint Germain have

agreed terms for the transfer of

David Luiz to the French club.

"The move is now subject to

David Luiz agreeing personal

terms with PSG and passing a

medical examination."

The French champions

suggested the formalities of the

deal will be completed on June

10, to ensure Luiz can

concentrate on this summer's

World Cup in his homeland.

A statement on the Ligue 1

winners' official website read:

"Paris St Germain, Chelsea FC

and David Luiz would like to

confirm that they reached an

agreement regarding the terms

of an upcoming transfer of the

Brazilian defender that would

occur during the next transfer

window which is to start on 10

June 2014.

"In accordance with the player's

wish to prepare for and play in

the World Cup in his home

country in the best possible

conditions, both clubs and

David Luiz wished to reach an

agreement as soon as possible

between, on the one hand, Paris

St Germain and Chelsea FC, and

on the other, between the

Parisian club and the player, in

order to formalise the transfer

as soon as the transfer window


Paris Saint-Germain may not be

finished, however - they are

also keen on another Chelsea

player, winger Eden Hazard .



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