Photo: David Luiz rings in the new year ahead of Tottenham v Chelsea

David Luiz looked to be in high spirits as Chelsea prepared for their Premier League trip to Tottenham on Wednesday night

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David Luiz looked to be in high spirits as he snapped a selfie to ring in the new year ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Tottenham this week.

The Brazilian defender has been in superb form for the west London side since his transfer back to Stamford Bridge from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer.

Luiz has helped Chelsea string together a run of 13 straight wins in the Premier League to help Chelsea firmly establish themselves as the favourites to win the title this season.

The Brazil international has been a key figure at the heart of Chelsea’s three-man defence under Antonio Conte as the Blues built a lead at the top of the Premier League table.

And the defender seemed to be in a good mood as he rang in the new year by snapping a selfie and posting it on Instagram.

Luis posted the picture above on the app on Saturday night and wrote the caption: “2 0 1 7”

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Chelsea finished 10th in the Premier League and without a trophy last season.

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