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David Luiz

29-Year-Old Defender     Chelsea  Premier


Birthdate:  April 22, 1987    Birthplace:  Diadema, Brazil    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  185 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract


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Signed a five-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain in July of 2014.

October 15, 2016    David Luiz News

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Luiz kept a clean sheet in Saturday's 3-0 victory over Leicester City.

Luiz was strong defensively, helping keep the box clear and organizing at the back as the central member of Chelsea's reconfigured back-three. He even had a chance at goal, clattering a free kick off the post. That's now back-to-back clean sheets for the Brazilian as he looks to be settling into his new, old club.

David Luiz – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Chelsea 2350 1 1 13 4 978 798 3 38 17
David Luiz – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 UCL Paris Saint-Germain 7 7 630 1 0 4 2 1 11 10 12 21 3 3 5 0
2016 Premier Chelsea 4 4 360 0 0 7 2 1 1 3 5 9 3 2 0 0

2016 Game Log   David Luiz
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2016-10Oct 15 Premier LEI * 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
2016-10Oct 1 Premier @HUL * 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 24 Premier @ARS * 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 16 Premier LIV * 90 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 11 Premier @SWA   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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David Luiz: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

October 1, 2016

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Luiz had four clearances and two interceptions in Saturday's 2-0 win over Hull City.

It's the first clean sheet of his second Chelsea stint for Luiz, who had to feel a little more relaxed after his first two starts came against Liverpool and Arsenal. He hasn't been overly impressive in his EPL return, and will not be a top choice fantasy defender in two weeks against Leicester.

September 16, 2016

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said Luiz will start against Liverpool, reports the Daily Mail.

Friday's match will be his debut for the club since returning from Paris Saint Germain. Conte said he expects a lot of attention on the defender, but that he is confident about the start and expects him to play well.

September 9, 2016

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Luiz has a chance to play in Saturday's match with Swansea City.

Luiz joined Chelsea on deadline day and will have a chance to play Saturday. It is unlikely that he will start, as manager, Antonio Conte, wants to give him and other recent signings to settle in with the rest of the team.

September 7, 2016

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Luiz will line up as a centre back and not a central midfielder, manager Antonio Conte said Wednesday, the Mirror reports.

Luiz has the ability to play in midfield due to his versatility, and while he certainly likes to get involved in the attack, he may need to stay back more under Conte as he did under previous manager Jose Mourinho.

August 31, 2016

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Luiz is heading back to Chelsea after the club and Paris Saint-Germain agreed to terms on a transfer fee.

While personal terms still need to be agreed, the deal is basically done, as Chelsea are expected to pay roughly 32 million for the defender, who they sold for 50 million just two years ago. Luiz will likely start right away in his return, which could push Gary Cahill or John Terry to the bench.

August 31, 2016

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Chelsea have submitted an offer of more than 30 million to bring Luiz back to the club, according to Sky Sports.

Luiz left Chelsea for Paris Saint-Germain two years ago for 50 million. During his time with the London club he made 143 appearances and scored 12 goals.

August 22, 2016

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Luiz secured four interceptions, attempted a pair of shots and contributed to a clean sheet in Sunday's 3-0 victory over Metz.

Luiz was the elder statesman of a defensive unit that was without Thiago Silva once again, and he led PSG to their second consecutive clean sheet to begin league play. Luiz is a key member of what should be one of the most formidable back lines in Ligue 1, and he should be a serviceable fantasy option again Sunday versus Monaco.