Nou Camp side continue pursuit of Stamford Bridge favourite.
Barcelona boss Gerardo Martino is ready to make a fresh move for Chelsea defender David Luiz this summer according to Sports Direct News.
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The Nou Camp side are woefully short of central defensive options and have had to turn to Javier Mascherano, and even Alex Song, to act as makeshift options due to the fitness issues suffered by veteran Carles Puyol.
Martino hopes to still be in place as manager of the Catalan giants and will look to persuade Blues boss Jose Mourinho to sell the fan favourite to Barcelona at the end of the current campaign.
Luiz was in and out of Mourinho’s starting eleven for the opening few months of the season but has been a more regular presence in the Chelsea starting eleven of late but has still started just 13 of the club’s 26 Premier League fixtures.
However with John Terry set to be out of contract in the summer one imagines Luiz could be seen as a long term replacement for the England man and therefore likely to be a more integral part of the West London club’s plans, which could negate the possibility of allowing the 26 year old to move to the La Liga title holders.
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