Chelsea Defender David Luiz Signs Five-Year Contract, Club Says

Chelsea defender David Luiz signed a new five-year contract, the Premier League soccer club said on its website.

Luiz, 25, has started 55 of 59 games he’s played since joining Chelsea from Benfica in 2001. The Brazil international has scored five goals.

Luiz’s new contract runs until 2017.

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