David Luiz: "I don't want to play in the Europa League"

David Luiz
© PA Photos
Chelsea defender David Luiz is desperate to avoid playing in the Europa League next season.

Chelsea defender David Luiz has revealed that he does not want to play in the Europa League next season.

The Blues are currently fifth in the Premier League table with seven matches of the season remaining.

Should Chelsea finish in that position, they will miss out on qualification for the Champions League.

"When I joined the club I wanted to win the Champions League," the Brazilian international told reporters. "I don't want to play in the Europa League, I want to be in the Champions League.

"I know we're not in a good position in the league, but it is possible for us to win the Champions League and FA Cup still.

"And don't forget that either Manchester United or Manchester City will finish the season by winning nothing."

Yesterday Chelsea claimed a 4-2 victory from their trip to Aston Villa.

Related Video
Johnstone's Paint Trophy
7.30pm
Crewe Alexandra
vs
Rochdale
7.30pm
Oldham
vs
Bradford
7.45pm
Accrington
vs
Carlisle
7.45pm
AFC Wimbledon
vs
Southend
7.45pm
Barnsley
vs
York City
7.45pm
Cheltenham
vs
Oxford Utd
7.45pm
Crawley
vs
Cambridge
7.45pm
Fleetwood Town
vs
Morecambe
7.45pm
Notts County
vs
Mansfield
7.45pm
Peterborough
vs
Leyton Orient
7.45pm
Preston
vs
Shrewsbury
7.45pm
Scunthorpe
vs
Chesterfield
7.45pm
Stevenage
vs
Gillingham
7.45pm
Wycombe
vs
Coventry
7.45pm
Yeovil
vs
Portsmouth
Tables