AVB issues Luiz backing
Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has insisted David Luiz is going to be one of the "greatest" defenders in world football.
The Brazilian centre-back has enjoyed mixed reviews since moving to the Premier League with the Blues, as the Stamford Bridge outfit have leaked uncharacteristic goals this term.
Luiz's passionate performances have made a him a favourite amongst the Chelsea faithful but there have been criticisms of the player's displays in the media.
Villas-Boas has come out and defended the former Benfica star to shine at Stamford Bridge, despite his inconsistent start in the English game with the Blues, who can be backed using your free bet this term.
He told the Daily Mirror: "If everybody had perfect games, media pundits would have no jobs because there'd be no one to criticise. If that was the case, they'd have to find jobs in professional football, which is a little bit harder.
"I saw him in Portugal for one and a half seasons, and now I have the privilege of working with him.
"He's going to be one of the greatest central defenders in the world. Why? Because of his characteristics: technical ability, anticipation and speed."