Pundit: Chelsea star is the signing of the season (not N’Golo Kante)

Niall Quinn believes that David Luiz has been the signing of the season for Chelsea this term

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Chelsea defender David Luiz Photo: David Luiz / Instagram

Niall Quinn believes that David Luiz has been the signing of the season following his brilliant form for Chelsea this term.

The Brazilian defender was brought back to Stamford Bridge by Antonio Conte last summer after he left the west London club to join Paris Saint-Germain during Jose Mourinho’s second reign at the club.

Luiz has been a regular fixture in the Chelsea team this season and has earned plenty of praise for his strong performances for the west London side.

The Brazilian has scored one goal in 27 Premier League games for Chelsea so far this season to help the Blues top the Premier League table.

And former Arsenal man Quinn feels that Luiz has been the standout signing in the Premier League this season.

Quinn told Sky Sports: “For guts and bravery, I like what David Luiz has done. I love the way he became a rock again at Chelsea having been scorned by managers.

“He wanted to come back and prove his doubters wrong. I remember the Chelsea he joined were flat and despondent. They had a bad year last year and he came back into the fold. I really admire what he’s done.

“In my eyes, his transformation and his performances for Chelsea this season merit mention.”

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Chelsea are currently preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon as they look to take a step closer towards winning the title.

The Blues’ dramatic upturn in form this season has been in stark contrast to their struggles last term, when they ended up 10th and without a trophy.

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