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Ancelotti’s €30 Million Plus Players For Brazilian Defender

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has identified a defensive lynchpin to hopefully fill the void left by Ricardo Carvalho’s transfer to Real Madrid.

Benfica centre back David Luiz has drawn interest from most of Europe’s top guns over the past season but now it seems the Blues are ready to swoop.

Luiz, 23, is a ball playing centre half likened in the past to his Brazilian compatriot Aldair.

The 4 cap central defender who can also fill in at left back was expected to make the move away from Estádio da Luz last summer but Benfica stood firm and kept hold of one of their prized assets.

Chelsea were believed to have offered around £20 million plus Paulo Ferreira for Luiz, it was expected the Eagles would accept this offer but, in a new twist they would now only be willing to do business after a €30 million offer and a ‘hand’ full of players.

Chelsea fans, do you think Luiz is worth the transfer value and who would the swapped players be

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