David Luiz set to stay at Chelsea if Conte leaves - FCNaija

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/03/2018


Veteran defender David Luiz has dropped a hint about his future at Chelsea, the Brazilian is keen to extend his stay but on a condition.

Luiz is will extend his contract with the Stamford Bridge outfit if manager Antonio Conte leaves at the end of the season but if the Italian manager remains he will quit the club and move elsewhere.

The Former PSG defender believes he has better days ahead at Chelsea if the Italian tactician leaves the club at the end of the current campaign, Goal understands that Conte is widely expected to depart at the end of the season.

Former Chelsea star in contention to replace Conte 

The Brazilian has been dropped from Conte’s starting  XI in favour of Andreas Christensen as the after his role with the Italian manager against Roma in the Champions League group stage match.

The defender’s future remained open could consider his options if Conte remains at the club beyond this season.

His last appearance was in the 4-1 defeat by Watford on February 5, when he struggled physically against the Hornets' powerful striker Troy Deeney.

Luiz is seen as an important player at the club after helping Chelsea to major trophies during his first spell with the club and being part of the team that won the club’s first Champions League title in 2012.