|10/1||Chelsea are 10/1 with Coral to win the Champions League
"There was an official offer [from Barcelona] but I decided to stay at Chelsea," Luiz told reporters while away on international duty.
"I am happy to play for a big club and be in the national team to represent my country."
Barca eventually turned their attentions to Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger after negotiations with Chelsea, but were shot down on that front as well.
Coach Gerardo Martino eventually declared himself "happy with the team I have" and no defender made the move to Camp Nou.