Arsenal legend Paul Merson has urged Chelsea to sign a new defender this summer. While his advice for signing a new defender is the right call, his reason for urging Chelsea to sign a new defender is shocking.
According to Merson, Antonio Conte would need a new defender to replace David Luiz because he believes Luiz isn’t as good as everyone has been saying.
“I think Conte needs to bring in another defender,” Merson told Sky Sports.
“I know everybody goes on about how good David Luiz has been but he got found out again in the FA Cup final.
“He had no awareness of the danger for the Aaron Ramsey goal.
“They looked tired in the cup final so they definitely need some more numbers in there to be able to balance Champions League and defending the Premier League titles, especially with everyone out to beat the champions.”
David Luiz was one of the best defenders in the Premier League last season so Merson’s comments about Luiz are really shocking.