One name other than Fernando Torres also managed to get Chelsea in the closing of the winter transfer market. He is a central defender who previously played at Benfica, David Luiz. Finally official was David Luiz To Chealsea.
As reported by Reuters, Benfica have given notice that the Blues have managed to get Luiz signature. Instead, Chelsea must pay 25 million euros to Benfica. "Benfica informs that have reached a deal with Premier League club, Chelsea FC, to sell David Luiz is permanently at a price of 25 million euros,"read the announcement.
As part of the deal, Chelsea also give the Serbian central defender, Nemanja Matic, to Benfica.Luiz, defender 23-year-old Brazilian, has long been targeted by Chelsea. He was touted as one of the most promising young defenders in Europe at this time.