Benfica slap price tag on Luiz

16 August 2010 12:25
David Luiz will not leave Benfica for anything less than €40million (£32.3million), according to club president Luis Filipe Vieira.[LNB] Recent reports have suggested Chelsea are interested in the Brazilian in light of centre-back Ricardo Carvalho's transfer to Real Madrid.[LNB]The 23-year-old is highly-rated at Benfica, and Manchester City were linked with a bid earlier this summer.[LNB]In the wake of the Chelsea rumours, Vieira said: "We would only begin talks over an offer of about €40million.[LNB]"It would be impossible to consider any offer less than that because it would be bad business for us.[LNB]"I want David Luiz to stay at the club for this season."

Source: Team_Talk