David Luiz

  • I have chosen Brazil's World Cup squad: Luiz Felipe Scolari 25-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari knows his 23-man squad for the World Cup finals and has chosen Thiago Silva, David Luiz, Julio Cesar and Fred to act as captains, he said on Thursday. "I have no doubts," Scolari said at the Sao Judas Tadeu University in Sao Paulo after a...
  • Pastore's late strike takes PSG to 3-1 win over Chelsea 03-04-2014 02:15 AM

    Paris: Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho called his team's defending "a joke" after Paris Saint-Germain scored deep into injury time on Wednesday to take a commanding 3-1 lead into their Champions League quarter-final return leg next week. A second straight defeat has turned the pressure back on Mourinho's Chelsea side, with...
  • Samuel Eto'o strikes as Chelsea down Liverpool 2-1 29-12-2013 11:33 PM

    London: Eden Hazard and Samuel Eto'o scored first-half goals as Chelsea came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over title rival Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. After Martin Skrtel put the Reds in front from close range at Stamford Bridge after only four minutes, Hazard hit back...
  • Jose Mourinho to hang on to David Luiz in January 13-12-2013 10:55 PM

    Cobham, England: Jose Mourinho will keep faith with David Luiz despite persistent rumours of a January move away from Chelsea for the maverick Brazil centre back. The Chelsea boss said the out-of-favour Luiz will partner John Terry in Saturday's Premier League derby against strugglers Crystal Palace, allowing Gary Cahill to...
  • David Luiz mum on Barcelona rumours 13-08-2013 02:29 PM

    Basel: Brazil and Chelsea defender David Luiz has declined to comment on rumours of his possible transfer to Spanish football giants Barcelona after his arrival in Basel for a friendly between Switzerland and Brazil. Barcelona, after recruiting young Brazilian forward Neymar in June, now want the Chelsea defender and are...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 12-08-2013 07:44 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. We don't want to sell Wayne Rooney, says David Moyes Rooney, who was sold by Moyes 10 years ago from Everton, has been targeted by Chelsea...
  • Dani Alves urges Chelsea defender David Luiz to join Barcelona 12-08-2013 06:09 PM

    According to a report in THESPORTREVIEW, Brazilian right back Dani Alves has admitted that he would be delighted to see David Luiz join Barcelona from Chelsea this summer. The La Liga champions are said to have had a bid for the Brazilian defender turned down by the Blues earlier this...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday 08-08-2013 09:19 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Cesc Fabregas dismisses Barcelona exit talk Manchester United boss David Moyes is trying to bring the 26-year-old Spain international back to the Premier League. Read more...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Wednesday 31-07-2013 10:40 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Wednesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Manchester United to smash transfer record in Cesc Fabregas bid The Daily Mail believes that United will submit a bid of around 35million pounds for the...
  • Bayern Munich will not buy David Luiz: Pep Guardiola 31-07-2013 01:40 PM

    Munich: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has denied rumours that the German football club are looking to sign defender David Luiz from Chelsea. Guardiola was reported to have asked the Bavarian club to buy Luiz after his side lost to Borussia Dortmund 2-4 in the German Supercup last Saturday. But...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 29-07-2013 08:06 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? The 26-year-old defender has returned for pre-season with Chelsea under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho...
  • Pep Guardiola to offer 40 million pounds for David Luiz? 29-07-2013 02:19 PM

    According to a report in The Sun, Bayern Munich's new boss Pep Guardiola is interested in Chelsea defender David Luiz and is expected to make a 40 million pound bid for the Brazilian. The 26-year-old has returned for pre-season with Chelsea, under new Stamford Bridge boss Jose Mourinho and Guardiola...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Saturday 27-07-2013 06:52 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Saturday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip involving the leading clubs and top players around the world. Napoli sign Gonzalo Higuain from Real Madrid Napoli offered 31.8 million pounds to Real Madrid for Higuain, with the Argentina international signing a five-year deal. Read...
  • Barcelona to offer 29 million Euros for Chelsea defender Luiz 27-07-2013 12:07 PM

    According to a report in popular football website, Goal.com, Barcelona are reportedly preparing a 29 million Euro offer for Chelsea's Brazilian center back David Luiz. Luiz has been a key player in Chelsea's defense since his arrival at Stamford Bridge in 2011 from Benfica, helping the team win the Champions...
  • No player exchange involved in Rooney bid: Mourinho 17-07-2013 11:31 PM

    London: Chelsea have made a straight-cash bid for Manchester United's unsettled striker Wayne Rooney, the London club's manager Jose Mourinho said on Wednesday. The Portuguese coach said they had made an offer for the 27-year-old, who is rumoured to be unhappy in his current situation at United. The Chelsea coach...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday 09-07-2013 08:42 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Liverpool-target Henrikh Mkhitaryan joins Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund completed the signing of Armenia midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Shakhtar Donetsk in a club record deal on Tuesday....
  • Barcelona make 30-million-pound bid for David Luiz: report 09-07-2013 12:51 PM

    La Liga champions Barcelona have reportedly bid a whopping 30 million for Chelsea defender David Luiz, as reported by the website champonsleague.ca on Tuesday. Barcelona are keen to bring the Brazilian striker to Nou Camp despite Chelsea not showing any intentions of selling Luiz. Barca are eyeing Luiz to shore...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Tuesday 02-07-2013 09:23 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Tuesday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Steve McClaren joins Queens Park Rangers' coaching staff Former England soccer manager Steve McClaren has joined the backroom team at relegated Queens Park Rangers, the club...
  • Bayern mulling 35-million-pound bid for Chelsea's David Luiz 02-07-2013 01:48 PM

    Champions League winners Bayern Munich are mulling over a 35-million bid for the star Chelsea defender David Luiz, according to the Daily Mirror. Luiz, who played an important role in Brazil's Confederations Cup win in the final against Spain, is also eyed by Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and La...
  • Brazil defender Luiz breaks nose at Confederations Cup 20-06-2013 10:47 PM

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil defender David Luiz broke his nose during his country's 2-0 victory over Mexico at the Confederations Cup. Luiz said on Chelsea's website he accidentally clashed with teammate Thiago Silva just before half time in Wednesday's game. The Chelsea player said "my nose is broken, but that's...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Monday 17-06-2013 06:37 PM

    IBNLive Sports gives you Monday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. Agent convinced Cavani will choose Real Madrid Italian agent Donati Di Campli expects Napoli striker Edinson Cavani to choose Spanish giants Real Madrid ahead of Chelsea...
  • David Luiz could be pushed out by Jose Mourinho 12-06-2013 01:32 PM

    According to reports in the Expesss, Brazilian defender David Luiz could be told to 'play my way or you are out' by the new Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho is said to be concerned that the 26-year-old gives the ball away too easily and is too erratic to play at...
  • I must give existing Chelsea players a chance: Jose Mourinho 11-06-2013 01:15 AM

    London: Jose Mourinho's first task on his Chelsea return is to get to know the players he has inherited and to give them all a fair chance to succeed under him, the Portuguese manager said on Monday. Since his Stamford Bridge comeback was rubber-stamped last week, there has been a...
  • Chelsea beat FC Basel 5-2 on aggregate to reach Europa League final 03-05-2013 08:38 AM

    London: Chelsea's roller coaster of a season could yet end with another night of European glory after they knocked FC Basel out of the semi-finals on Thursday to set up a Europa League final against Benfica. Goals from Fernando Torres, Victor Moses and David Luiz in a nine-minute spell early...
  • Chelsea beat Basel 2-1 in 1st leg of Europa semis 26-04-2013 07:52 AM

    Geneva: David Luiz beat goalkeeper Yann Sommer with a 22-yard free kick on the final shot of the match in the fourth minute of stoppage time, giving Chelsea a 2-1 win at Basel on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals. Victor Moses put Chelsea in...
  • Chelsea win 3-0 at Fulham, return to 3rd place 18-04-2013 07:54 AM

    London: David Luiz scored one of the goals of the season Wednesday and John Terry added a double as Chelsea won 3-0 at Fulham to reclaim third place in the Premier League. Luiz received a square pass from Eden Hazard, took a touch and unleashed a swerving 35-meter shot that...
  • Sergio Aguero apologises to David Luiz for nasty tackle 17-04-2013 07:04 PM

    Manchester: Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has apologised to David Luiz for his ugly two-footed stamp on the back of the Chelsea defender's thighs during Sunday's FA Cup semi-final at Wembley Stadium. Aguero says in a Twitter post that he has contacted Luiz to say sorry for the 85th-minute tackle...