- Barcelona have rejected two proposals to sign Chelsea defender David Luiz
- Luiz fell out of favour with Antonio Conte and has struggled to break into the first team
- The former PSG man is desperate for a new club to be able to make the Brazilian squad to Russia 2018
Reports in Spain claim Chelsea outcast David Luiz has instructed agent Giuliano Bertolucci to find him a new club. The Brazilian has been frozen out at Stamford Bridge by Blues boss Antonio Conte.
Barca were said to be keen on the player as they need a replacement for Javier Mascherano, who is set to join a Chinese club this winter.
But Catalan newspaper Mundo Deportivo claim Barcelona have ended their interest.
Samuel Umtiti is on Barca's sidelines due to injury, and it's also mentioned that Javier Mascherano could need to be replaced if he is China-bound, Luiz isn't seen as a proper successor.
The 30-year-old Brazil international is fighting to cement his place in the national team ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but Luiz has lost his place under Chelsea manager Antonio Conte.
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The Brazilian has a little less than 18 months remaining on his contract, but the Telegraph's Matt Law recently attested to Conte hinting the defender could leave if proper reinforcements were found.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is said to have had enough of the Brazilian, who hasn’t played since his disastrous performance in the 3-0 defeat at Roma.
The Premier League Champions sit in third position on the Premier League look after their draw against Arsenal at the Emirate on Wednesday , January 3.
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