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Barcelona plan 40m bid for Chelsea star

Spanish giants Barcelona are preparing a 35million offer for Chelsea defender David Luiz.

The Catalans were prepared to pay 35million for the 25-year-old last summer, but instead turned their attention to other targets.

The Daily Mail now reports that Barcelona have been impressed by Luiz's stellar performances for Chelsea this season.

Luiz's performances have led Barcelona to reignite their interest in the highly-rated Brazilian defender.

Barcelona are now prepared to make a staggering 40million bid for Luiz.

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