David Luiz

Born: April 22, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)
Weight: 13st 3lb (84kg)

Hometown: Diadema, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Chelsea (no. 4)
David Luiz in action for Chelsea on September 16, 2016
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Career History
Youth1999-2001Sao Paulo
Senior2007-2011Benfica
2011-2014Chelsea
2014-2016Paris Saint-Germain
2016-Chelsea
International2010-Brazil
Sports Mole has 1,135 articles about David Luiz. Articles 1 to 40:
Mike Jones stands between Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte during the FA Cup quarter-final between Chelsea and Manchester United on March 13, 2017
Preview: Manchester United vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provies predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Sunday's Premier League top-four showdown between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Feb 23, 16:28
Paul Pogba in action during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Leicester City on August 26, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Chelsea
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League showdown between Manchester United and Chelsea, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from both squads.
Feb 23, 13:26
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on September 10, 2017
Chelsea considering move for Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles?
Chelsea are reportedly considering whether to launch an approach for Newcastle United defender Jamaal Lascelles during the summer transfer window.
Feb 22, 13:16
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Can Chelsea build on display against Barcelona?
Chelsea impressed against Barcelona in their Champions League clash on Tuesday, but can Antonio Conte's side build on that display against Manchester United?
Feb 22, 09:19
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey in action during his side's Premier League clash with Brighton & Hove Albion at the Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2017
Premier League: Expiring contracts in 2018-19
Find out which players from the Premier League are into the final 18 months of their contracts.
Feb 16, 15:35
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Chelsea trio to miss Hull City clash
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that David Luiz, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Ross Barkley will all miss Friday's FA Cup fifth-round clash with Hull City.
Feb 15, 14:02
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea on February 5, 2018
Team News: Olivier Giroud starts for Chelsea, Alvaro Morata on bench
Olivier Giroud is given his first Chelsea start in the Premier League fixture with West Bromwich Albion, while Alvaro Morata is selected on the bench.
Feb 12, 19:02
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld celebrates after scoring during the Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Chelsea, Manchester City 'want Toby Alderweireld'
Premier League champions Chelsea and leaders Manchester City are reportedly considering a move for Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Toby Alderweireld.
Feb 12, 09:40
Andreas Christensen in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Antonio Conte: Chelsea miss "important" Andreas Christensen
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte acknowledges Andreas Christensen's importance after seeing his side concede seven goals since the defender picked up an injury.
Feb 10, 20:37
New teammates Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata sit side by side during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Bournemouth on January 31, 2018
Team News: Olivier Giroud on bench for Chelsea
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte names January signing Olivier Giroud on the bench for the Premier League fixture at Watford.
Feb 5, 19:02
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
David Luiz remains sidelined for Chelsea
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that defender David Luiz will play no part of the Premier League fixture with Bournemouth due to injury.
Jan 30, 16:59
Fernando Llorente in action  during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Chelsea 'eye Fernando Llorente as Olivier Giroud alternative'
Chelsea reportedly identify Tottenham Hotspur's Fernando Llorente as a possible alternative to Olivier Giroud as their search for a new striker rumbles on.
Jan 30, 09:47
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Chelsea 'offer David Luiz in Olivier Giroud deal'
Chelsea are reportedly willing to offer David Luiz as part of any deal which could see them bring Olivier Giroud to Stamford Bridge from Arsenal.
Jan 30, 09:23
Antonio Conte watches on intently during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on October 14, 2017
Live Commentary: Chelsea 3-0 Newcastle United - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage as Chelsea ease past Newcastle United in Sunday's FA Cup fixture at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 28, 12:30
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Real Madrid 'make contact with Chelsea over David Luiz'
Real Madrid allegedly make contact with Chelsea over the availability of defender David Luiz.
Jan 27, 12:29
Antonio Conte celebrates during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Newcastle United on December 2, 2017
Result: Chelsea through on pens after being pushed by Norwich City
Chelsea have two men sent off in extra time but battle away to a penalty shootout win over Norwich City, having been held 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 17, 22:48
David Luiz celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on January 31, 2017
Team News: David Luiz, Michy Batshuayi start for Chelsea
David Luiz and Michy Batshuayi are both handed starting roles in Chelsea's FA Cup third-round replay with Norwich City.
Jan 17, 18:48
Andreas Christensen in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Andreas Christensen signs new long-term Chelsea contract
Andreas Christensen signs new four-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea.
Jan 9, 18:42
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Manchester United to take David Luiz on loan?
Manchester United are reportedly interested in taking Chelsea defender David Luiz on loan for the rest of the season in a bid to find cover for the injured Eric Bailly.
Jan 7, 09:58
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on the sidelines in the match against Burnley on February 12, 2017
Result: Norwich City hold Chelsea in FA Cup
Norwich City hold Chelsea to a goalless draw in Saturday evening's third-round FA Cup tie at Carrow Road.
Jan 6, 19:27
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Team News: David Luiz starts as Chelsea take on Norwich City in FA Cup
David Luiz starts for Chelsea in Saturday's FA Cup third-round game away at Norwich City.
Jan 6, 16:34
David Luiz in action for Chelsea on September 16, 2016
David Luiz fit, Eden Hazard doubt for Chelsea's trip to Norwich City
Chelsea defender David Luiz is expected to feature against Norwich City in the FA Cup, but Eden Hazard is a doubt with a calf injury.
Jan 5, 18:05
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'David Luiz could play against Norwich City'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that David Luiz - who has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge - could return from injury against Norwich City.
Jan 2, 17:36
Giorgio Chiellini of Juventus during the Champions League final against Real Madrid on June 3, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea don't want to sign Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that he is not interested in trying to sign defender Giorgio Chiellini from Juventus.
Jan 2, 17:14
Alvaro Morata holds off Laurent Koscielny during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on September 17, 2017
Combined XI: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Ahead of the London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Jan 2, 16:15
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Antonio Conte wants January signings before offloading players
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says that it is "impossible" to offload any of his players in the January transfer window without making new signings as replacements.
Jan 2, 15:21
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'David Luiz, Thomas Lemar reports are wrong'
Arsene Wenger says that speculation of Arsenal being close to signing David Luiz and Thomas Lemar from Chelsea and Monaco respectively "are wrong".
Jan 2, 10:28
Romelu Lukaku and Andreas Christensen in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester United on November 5, 2017
Andreas Christensen on Barcelona's transfer wishlist?
A report claims that Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is on the radar of Barcelona, who are keen to strengthen at the back over the next two transfer windows.
Dec 31, 12:43
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Report: Arsenal lead race for Chelsea defender David Luiz
Chelsea are reportedly prepared to sell David Luiz to Arsenal, but will first hold out for an offer from fellow interested party Juventus.
Dec 31, 12:32
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Chelsea on December 9, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'Important Chelsea keep Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois'
Antonio Conte reveals that he has held a "private conversation" with Eden Hazard, as the forward and teammate Thibaut Courtois continue to be linked with a move away.
Dec 29, 17:00
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Chelsea defender David Luiz prefers Barcelona move over Real Madrid?
Chelsea defender David Luiz reportedly prefers to join Barcelona over a switch to Real Madrid, if he is allowed to leave Stamford Bridge.
Dec 29, 11:19
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Antonio Conte: 'All of my team are playing well'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte says that all of his players are in good form ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year period.
Dec 21, 16:51
Antonio Conte gives instructions during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Chelsea on November 25, 2017
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte: 'Not all transfer talk is true'
Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte insists that not all the rumours regarding his potential dealings in January are true.
Dec 21, 16:29
New Everton boss Sam Allardyce is presented to the crowd ahead of the match with Huddersfield Town on December 2, 2017
Preview: Everton vs. Chelsea - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the Premier League clash between Everton and Chelsea.
Dec 21, 11:35
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Tore Andre Flo: 'David Luiz is very happy at Chelsea'
Tore Andre Flo says that he "does not really understand" why David Luiz is being constantly linked with a move away from Chelsea, as the defender is happy in West London.
Dec 20, 14:23
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Chelsea defender David Luiz 'tries to instigate move to Barcelona'
Chelsea defender David Luiz reportedly offers himself to Barcelona as a replacement for Javier Mascherano.
Dec 20, 12:37
Andreas Christensen in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Antonio Conte hails 'surprising' Andreas Christensen form
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte hopes to see Andreas Christensen emulate John Terry over time after being left 'surprised' by the speed of the defender's development.
Dec 20, 11:41
The injured-suspended David Luiz is all smiles during the EFL Cup game between Chelsea and Nottingham Forest on September 20, 2017
Antonio Conte unaware of any interest in defender David Luiz
Antonio Conte says that he is uninterested in press reports regarding David Luiz, amid rumoured interest from the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United and Arsenal.
Dec 19, 17:33
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Newcastle United join race to sign Chelsea defender David Luiz?
Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez is reportedly keen on securing a loan deal for Chelsea defender David Luiz in the January transfer window.
Dec 19, 12:29
David Luiz celebrates opening the scoring during the Champions League group game between Chelsea and Roma on October 18, 2017
Arsenal 'lining up surprise £30m move for David Luiz'
Arsenal reportedly emerge as surprise contenders to sign out-of-favour Chelsea defender David Luiz, who has also been linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid.
Dec 19, 09:48

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