Chelsea latest news: David Luiz set for new Chelsea deal with transfer ban looming
- published: 13 Mar 2019
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David Luiz has revealed he is close to signing a new deal to extend his stay at Chelsea. The Brazilian defender is out of contract in the summer but has played an intergral role under Maurizio Sarri\'s watch, starting all but two of the club\'s Premier League clashes this season. Talks had stalled with Luiz looking for contract longer than one year.Chelsea have a strict policy on offering only 12-month deals to players over the age of 30, however, with a possible transfer ban looming courtesy of UEFA, a compromise appears close. Asked if he was any closer to a new deal, the former Paris Saint-Germain centre back replied: \'I think so. \'We are talking with the club.Everybody knows I love this club, I feel comfortable here and am happy here. I am doing my job very well so I think a lot is going to happen.\'I have the job best job in the world so I have to be motivated every single day. I love football, if I didn\'t love football I would not be playing anymore.\'.Get Chelsea latest news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribing....