Blues tried to sign Brazilian centre-back Luisao on deadline day

Luisao could have been heading to west London (Picture: Getty)Chelsea tried to sign Benfica and former Brazil defender Luisao on transfer fifa 17 coins deadline day, according to Portuguese reports.The Blues were in the market for a centre-back all summer and were strongly linked with Everton’s John Stones, PSG’s Marquinhos and Argentina international Ezequiel Garay.The Premier League champions eventually signed Papy Dijlobodji from Nantes, but O Jogo say the Senegal star’s deal was completed after Jose Mourinho failed to land Luisao.Chelsea were said to be very keen on bringing Luisao, who has made almost 300 appearances for Benfica, to Stamford Bridge, but were put off by his £14.7m buy-out clause and opted instead for Dijlobodji.