Michael Essien has urged Chelsea and Antonio Conte to keep David Luiz ahead of the January transfer window.
The Brazilian is currently sidelined with a knee injury but last week, reports in France claimed that he has held talks over a move to Real Madrid.
Earlier this season, Luiz was involved in a bust-up with Conte over the Italian’s tactical decisions in the wake of Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to Roma in the Champions League.
But Essien, who won two Premier League titles and the Champions League during his time at Chelsea, insists Luiz still has a pivotal role at Stamford Bridge.
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