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Real Madrid have entered the race to sign out of favour Chelsea defender David Luiz in January, although they have competition from Juventus according to a report in the Daily Mirror.
The British newspaper says that Luiz, who Chelsea resigned from PSG for a fee of £32million back in 2016, is being tracked by both clubs and that Juve have stepped up their interest in recent weeks.
The rift between the Brazilian and Blues boss Antonio Conte has been well documented, with the two falling out after Luiz questioned his manager’s tactics following a 3-0 loss to Roma back in October.
We reported the other day that Juventus had been made the favourites to sign the 30 year-old, but that could change now that the Spanish, European and World champions have entered the fray.
Luiz has played in just 1 of Chelsea’s 10 following matches since that controversial loss in Rome, and although injury is the official reason for his absence, it doesn’t look like he has much of a future at Stamford Bridge.
Real Madrid are looking for an experienced defender to provide competition to Sergio Ramos and Raphael Varane after the departure of Pepe last summer.
However, he is cup-tied for the Champions League so if they or Juve do sign the former Benfica and PSG man in January then he won’t be able to play in Europe.
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