Football

Chelsea defender told to change style - or leave

Published 21 Comments

Football News
24/7

David Luiz has been told he must try and fit into Jose Mourinho's style of play - or risk being sold, according to the Express.

Rumours circulated earlier this week that Mourinho was willing to let the Brazilian defender leave Stamford Bridge if the right offer came along.

Luiz, a €25 million signing from Benfica in 2011, has recently been linked with a move to Barcelona.

Now according to the Express Mourinho has raised concerns about the defender's risk-taking style and has told him to curb his exuberance if he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge.

While Luiz's performances since joining Chelsea have at times come in for criticism - most notably from former Manchester United defender Gary Neville - his improved showings last season have made him a firm favourite in west London.

With John Terry no longer a regular starter Luiz has become a pillar at the back for Chelsea, while also venturing forward in a midfield role under former Blues boss Rafa Benitez.

The 26-year-old is currently away on international duty and is unlikely to discuss his future or any possible Chelsea exit until he returns for the club's tour of Asia in July.

 

 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Chelsea
Football
Premier League
David Luiz

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again