David Luiz One part of the infamous Nemanja Matic merry-go-round, Luiz joined Chelsea from Benfica for around €25 million in January 2011. It’s fair to say the reputation he would garner throughout his career was evident when he made his first start. Although it was a 0-0 draw against Fulham, an underwhelming result in itself, 

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When the appointment of Rafael Benitez was announced by Chelsea, many expected the Spaniard to tighten up the Chelsea defence, as he had done when he arrived at Liverpool. In those years, Benitez had quite a consistent back line of defenders, with Jamie Carragher, Sami Hyypia, Steve Finnan and Djimi Traore playing most games in 

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