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David Luiz claims he was carrying an injury into yesterday’s clash with West Brom

The Blues secured a 1-0 win in a tightly-fought contest at Stamford Bridge yesterday.

Diego Costa bagged the only goal of the game to stretch Chelsea’s winning streak to nine in a row.

“David Luiz rejoined Chelsea from Paris St-Germain in the summer”

But Antonio Conte’s charismatic centre-back has confirmed it was debated whether he’d feature against the Baggies.

“I felt a little, it’s normal, I had the injury a few days ago,” Luiz told ESPN Brazil.

“I wanted to play – I talked to the manager.

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Antonio Conte signed David Luiz in the summer

“He also said that he wanted me to play, and it was good. I survived for one more [game].”

When quizzed about his return to London from Paris St-Germain in the summer, Luiz added: “I’m in a happy moment.

“Happy to have come home, happy to be here.

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David Luiz left Paris St-Germain in the summer

“But as I told you, you have to keep working.

“Football is very dynamic, football changes from day to night.”

Source: http://www.dailystar.co.uk/sport/football/569764/David-Luiz-injury-Chelsea-news