According to latest reports, Barcelona are preparing a summer move for Chelsea defender David Luiz to replace the hole created by club legend Carles Puyol’s imminent departure from the Camp Nou in the summer. Barcelona hope to conclude a deal swiftly before the World Cup finals kick off in June, with a bid of €30 million (£24.7 million) expected for Luiz, who is an important figure in Luiz Felipe Scolari’s Brazil squad. Last summer, Barcelona had a formal bid for Luiz rejected by Chelsea, with manager Jose Mourinho adamant that the defender was not for sale. However, a lot has changed since then, and Mourinho has seemingly prepared for life without the 26 year old. Mourinho has signed French central defender Kurt Zouma from Saint-Etienne for £12.5m and holding midfielder Nemanja Matic from Benfica for £21m in January, and he he may consider selling Luiz even though Luiz is not agitating for a move. Chelsea rejected Barcelona’s advances last summer, insisting that they […]