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Chelsea star linked with Bayern Munich switch

Luiz is a Bayern Munich target (©GettyImages)
Luiz is a Bayern Munich target (©GettyImages).

Chelsea defender David Luiz has emerged as a transfer target for Pep Guardiola, who wants to add the Brazilian to his newly-inherited Bayern Munich side, according to the Daily Star.

Luiz has recently impressed whilst on international duty with Brazil at the Confederations Cup, with the Samba stars thumping Spain 3-0 in Sunday's. And Luiz himself had a fantastic game in the final, making a unbelievable goal-line clearance to deny Barcelona winger Pedro. 

The Daily Star have reported that sources circulating in Spain have suggested that the Brazilian is high on the transfer list of Guardiola.

The Spanish manager is looking to add some strength to his squad following their amazing season last year. The Germans, led by then manager Jupp Heynckes, won a historic treble, with the highlight winning the Champions League at Wembley. 

And Guardiola is making the iconic Brazilian his number one transfer target, following the long-term injury sustained by Holger Badstuber, who has been ruled out for 10 months.

This means he will miss the majority of the upcoming campaign and Guardiola is keen to add some defensive depth to his side in order to combat Badstuber's injury. 

But Bayern aren't the only team that have been linked with a move for the Chelsea star. Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain and La Liga giants Barcelona are thought to be interest in signing the Brazilian, who Chelsea value at around £23m. 

Doubt had originally surrounded the Brazilian's future at Stamford Bridge, as he faced an array of criticism regarding his defensive performances. But he has improved significantly in the past few months, becoming one of Chelsea's most important figures.

 

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