Barcelona continue pursuit of Chelsea's David Luiz?

David Luiz of Chelsea looks on ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Chelsea at Villa Park on May 11, 2013
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Barcelona reportedly make fresh contact with Chelsea regarding a move for David Luiz, despite their year-long transfer ban looming.

Barcelona reportedly remain in the market for Chelsea defender David Luiz, despite UEFA's year-long transfer ban on the Catalan giants.

The Spanish club were sanctioned by the world governing body earlier this month for breaching rules relating to the acquisitions of under-18 players.

However, Barca are confident that they will be awarded a successful appeal, which has prompted them to make fresh contact with Chelsea regarding a swoop for Luiz, according to The Mirror.

Reports have claimed that the Blues would be open to accepting a £25m bid for the Brazilian this summer.

Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, John Terry and Demba Ba of Chelsea celebrate victory as the final whistle is blown during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final second leg match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain FC at Stamford Bridge on
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