Report: Filipe Luis transfer fee agreed; let's justify that price with these video highlights

Depending on how much you trust a report from The Sun's Rob Beasley -- and given his supposed inside access, etc. it may be ok to do so -- it looks like Chelsea have finally figured out a deal for Filipe Luis.

The news did break rather oddly on Twitter (even by Twitter standards), thanks to Beasley's son scooping his old man.

Rob Beasley then clarifies the wording on the price, even though the back page of Thursday's edition of The Sun carries the full £20m.

So, chances are that the price is somewhere between our initially rumored bid of £12m and the buyout (€24-25m/£20m).  Our second bid was rumored to be around £15m, so anywhere near there (plus incentives) sounds reasonable enough I suppose.  If you do need convincing of the left back's abilities, the above video should be a good start.  Further viewing may be found here (vs. Villarealvs. Getafe)

While his age is a slight concern -- he is one month shy of 29 -- if he can consistently produce all-around attacking and defending displays like the one against Barcelona on a regular basis in the Premier League this season, we will have just markedly increased our chances at a Premier League title.  Which cannot be a bad thing.  In fact, quite the opposite.

After all, winning is our aim.

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