Any club would have struggled not to take the money and run if we are being honest. Luiz claims he was offered a new deal with the Blues but chose to join PSG – and it was the right decision for all concerned.
Chelsea are increasingly compliant with FFP unlike some of their counterparts and the money they managed to extort for the Brazilian went a huge way towards balancing the books and allowing Mourinho to reinvest in the side.
No matter who you are, £50 million for one player is hard to turn down. Well, unless you’re Florentino Perez and Cristiano Ronaldo is the player in question.