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The Chelsea left-back will not play this weekend following his night out

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Manager maintains every one of his Chelsea squad will have an important role to play

David Luiz has been out of favour at Chelsea and linked with a move to Bayern Munich or Barcelona

Jose Mourinho insists David Luiz remains in his Chelsea plans

Jose Mourinho will keep faith with David Luiz despite persistent rumours of a January move away from Chelsea for the maverick Brazil defender.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has admitted his concern with his misfiring strikers in the Premier League this season

Chelsea v Crystal Palace: Jose Mourinho admits his concern with misfiring strikers but defensive frailties are also a major concern

Chelsea's three strikers have scored just five goals between them in the Premier League but the defence has leaked six goals in their last two league games

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Chelsea v Steaua Bucharest: David Luiz and Oscar return to training and could play in Champions League game

The pair could be in line to make appearance at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reacts during his side's 3-1 win over Southampton

Sunderland v Chelsea: Jose Mourinho claims the next two months could decide who competes for the Premier League title

Mourinho feels that the run of games through December and January will be crucial in the race for the title, and confirms that neither David Luiz or Oscar will feature against the Black Cats

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Champions League - Basel v Chelsea: Jose Mourinho warns only the brave survive Christmas

The Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has laid down a challenge to his club’s title rivals by insisting the busy fixture list leading up to the new year will be the survival of the fittest.

Brazil's Luiz Gustavo poses for pictures during the presentation of the new Brazil kit for the 2014 Fifa World Cup

The kit of future World Cup winners? Brazil launch strip for home World Cup

As the new strip is unveiled, Luiz Felipe Scolari says it's missing something

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Brazil star Neymar meets David Beckham at Miami Heat game

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That United should have led for nearly an hour and not walked away with a win created a sense of dejection, but it was the first point an English side has taken from Donetsk in the Champions League

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