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Filipe Luis Transfer is ON!

Filipe Luis Transfer is ON!

News has broken around lunchtime here in the UK that the signing of Felipe Luis has moved a huge step nearer.

Chelsea have announced that they have agreed a transfer fee with Atletico Madrid for the 28 year-old left back and that all that remains is for personal terms to be sorted out.

Luis has been pushing for a move to Stamford Bridge with rumours doing the rounds that he has been forced to train with the reserves, in Madrid, as the Brazilian seeks to move to London.



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Writer:Merlin
Date:Wednesday July 16 2014
Time: 12:44PM

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should have gone for younger option....should had stayed from brazil player from now on..the world cup showed that mostly all are overrated and overhyped...
shlok27
16/07/2014 12:52:00
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Me thinks since it is not expressly stated that we're meeting the buy-out-clause, the fee should be less than the clause...
Ikdaniels
16/07/2014 12:54:00
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We sold Mata, KdB, Luiz and Ba and bought Fab, Costa, Luis, Matic Zouma and Salah for only 6M more. Great business.! # ThankYouRoman
SameX
16/07/2014 12:54:00
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True IkDan.. Fee was £14.5m without addons.
SameX
16/07/2014 12:56:00
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A younger cheaper option is unavailable according to Chelsea's top brass so there you go. You are welcome Mr Luis if rigid and ungrateful Atletico allow you to leave their pathetic club.
BOTUM
16/07/2014 12:56:00
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True IkDan.. Fee was £14.5m without addons.
SameX
16/07/2014 12:56:00
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Good signing. One of the problem areas fixed and Azpi can go back to being a RB. We are all sorted for the new season with this signing. Btw. In the poll, why wasn't Mikel included. I think he was Chelsea's best player at the WC after Schurrle and partially Oscar. Anyway, with the problem areas addressed (and yes, they ARE addressed no matter how much some here want fantasy football) I believe that it is a great thing. Not to many players in, clinical purchases that address the leaks of the previous season and add competition for places. Costa, Torres, Lukaku (not necessarily in that order), Schurrle, Hazard, Willian, Salah (again, nnito), Oscar, Fabregas, Piazon (maybe), Matic, Mikel, Ramires, MVG and a firm back line. I can see 2, maybe 3 youngsters being in the team as a competition for places and backup to the first team. One in defense and one or two in mid/attack. Chelsea is all set for the new season and it will be fantastic that they will have a full preseason together under the watchful eye of Mourinho. Looking forward already as it is a month from the league start. I expect fringe players to start leaving as the preseason proceeds and new season begins, but the core is there it isn't changed all that much yet competition has been increased. Excellent work by the board/staff so far.
FS
16/07/2014 12:58:00
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Deal confirmed finally. Welcome Felipe Luis. Hope u have a great career with us. #ktbffh #UTC #carefree
syed230183_chelseafc
16/07/2014 13:04:00
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'Chelsea Football Club can confirm an agreement has been reached with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Filipe Luis. 'The move is subject to the 28-year-old left-back agreeing personal terms.' Chelsea Official web
BOTUM
16/07/2014 13:04:00
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From that statement does it mean the guy has done his medical?
BOTUM
16/07/2014 13:06:00
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I don't seems to understand, 8m for Ba looks ok to us while we sign someone of the same age for 20/24mil euros. I think the highest fee we should have gone for filipe shouldn't have been more than 10mil pounds. He will have little to no resale value ffs
kolagold25
16/07/2014 13:09:00
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It's official, chelsea has agreed a deal with A. Madrid for the transfer of felipe luis to chelsea subject to medical & agreeing personal terms
BlueMachine_izu
16/07/2014 13:11:00
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@FS, I am confused with your comment above. You are the only person i'd known in the world who thought mikel did great in the WC. And i am yet to find a Nigerian who share your line of thought.
kolagold25
16/07/2014 13:18:00
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#Official : Turkish side @Besiktas have completed the signing of Demba Ba, he is expected to wear no 9 for his new club #CFC
SameX
16/07/2014 13:25:00
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He's a class act and the perfect age.He knows what's what and not reached his peak yet.Will be a great combination on the left with Hazard,with Azpi on the right with Willian,two natural attacking full backs.
THEBREEZE
16/07/2014 13:25:00
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10thMar1905 41s Zola (30), Ballack (29), Makelele (31) Flipie Luis (28) #EnoughSaid
SameX
16/07/2014 13:27:00
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Mikel? Best player???? The human being played ***** at the world cup. I'm a Nigerian betwix
Ikdaniels
16/07/2014 13:29:00
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Excellent signing!! Off the back of this, I am going to be expecting more from Hazard, he should no longer feel isolated on that LW, Luis likes to attack. Let's hope they do gel, it might make Hazard more willing to reciprocate and help Luis in defence.
BlueABS
16/07/2014 13:33:00
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Mikel was terrible at the WC.The Nigerian's were trying to say it was hard for him to change his game from being DM to being creative,that's why he was so bad.The honest truth is,he's just bad.
THEBREEZE
16/07/2014 13:35:00
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What's the news on Kroos, he was supposed to be making his decision by today?
BlueABS
16/07/2014 13:42:00
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