Last Updated: Tue, 06 Aug 2013 14:40
Jose Mourinho has been impressed with the form of David Luiz in pre-season and has no intention of letting him move on.
The Brazilian defender has been heavily linked with Bayern Munich and Barcelona but appears to be firmly in the plans of Mourinho ahead of the new season.
Mourinho clearly rates the player very highly and he looks certain to start the campaign in central defence.
"David has come back with us fantastically and we have to use his quality," Mourinho revealed. "He has big self-confidence and self-esteem, especially when he comes up from the back with the ball.
"Can he improve defensively? Of course. But it is my job to try always to improve players."
Bayern have said they are not interested but Barca could still test Mourinho's resolve by making a huge bid before the transfer window closes.
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