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Real Madrid have held talks with a Chelsea star, while defender Sime Vrsaljko wants to leave Atletico Madrid in January, all in the Euro papers.

 

REAL MADRID HOLD TALKS WITH DAVID LUIZ

David Luiz has already held transfer talks with Real Madrid, according to a report.

Luiz’s future has been speculated on ever since he was dropped for Chelsea’s big clash with Manchester United earlier this month.

Antonio Comte preferred to use Andreas Christensen in his starting line-up and afterwards suggested he was not happy with the player’s efforts in training.

Asked if Luiz had a future immediately after the match, Conte told Sky Sports: “I don’t know. He has to work really hard otherwise they are on the bench or in the stand.”

Luiz and Conte apparently had a difference of opinion at the tactics used in Chelsea’s recent 3-0 hammering by Roma in the Champions League.

The Brazilian was then dropped and he has made just one appearance since then – against Qarabag in the Champions League.

According to French outlet RMC Sport, Luiz has held discussions with Real over a possible January transfer.

Luiz though now appears to have picked up a knee problem and has been ruled out of their midweek clash with Swansea.

Asked whether Luiz’s absence was down to an old injury or a new one, Conte said: “In this moment, it’s very difficult for me to answer this question. It will be for the doctor to assess the situation and then to take the best decision.”

Luiz, 30, is…



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