Luiz signs new Chelsea deal

  • Last Updated: September 24 2012, 9:17 BST

Chelsea central defender David Luiz has signed a new five-year contract with the European champions.

Luiz: New contract at Stamford Bridge

The 25-year-old Brazil international has committed his long-term future to the Stamford Bridge outfit after being strongly linked with a move to Barcelona in recent weeks.

Luiz joined Chelsea from Benfica for £25million in January 2011 and has since made 59 appearances for the club in all competitions, scoring five goals.