Date: 3rd August 2014 at 10:27am
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The sale of David Luiz, to Paris St Germain, is a deal that happened before the World Cup.

Chelsea received a very handsome fee for the somewhat erratic Brazilian, a fee that dwarfed the amount we paid Benfica for the player.

But, apart from the money, why did Chelsea let the player go?

Well, as Chelsea continue their re-season tour of Europe, Jose Mourinho has revealed all, remarking to the media,

“Last season he was not a regular first-choice for us.”

“As a central defender not at all, it was John Terry and Gary Cahill the whole season.”

“In midfield he was a physical guy and gave us important things, especially in the Champions League when Matic couldn`t play.”

“But this season Matic and play in the Champions League so we don`t lose that physicality. The fact we have Cesc Fabregas, moves us in a different direction.”

“It`s something that our football needs, and we want to go in that direction.”

“David did important things here, was always a good professional and we will miss him as a good guy.”

“But from a football point of view, we believe our squad was stronger than it was.”


Is Jose correct?

Your thoughts are most welcome!