You might remember David Luiz from his time at Chelsea. He won the Champions League, Europa League and FA Cup while at Stamford Bridge, and was a bit cheeky as well.

David Luiz back to Chelsea! #DeadlineDay

— (@8bitfootball) August 31, 2016

The move took many by surprise, but it seems that Luiz was the one who forced the deal through, rather than Paris Saint-Germain.

PSG refused to sell David Luiz until he said yesterday he wanted Chelsea move. Fee £30m. PSG also turned down Chelsea offer for Marquinhos

— Kaveh Solhekol (@SkyKaveh) August 31, 2016

With quick social media reactions like this, that is entirely believable.

David Luiz’s Facebook page right now:

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 31, 2016

One of Luiz’s potential new team mates all but confirmed the move on Twitter.

Once ennemies … now best friends ? 🙈😋😂 @DavidLuiz_4 #WelcomeBack

— Michy Batshuayi (@mbatshuayi) August 31, 2016

It’s almost unbelievable how much the Sideshow Bob lookalike has accumulated in transfer fees.

2011: £21m
2014: £50m
2016: £32m
David Luiz becomes the first defender to chalk up £100m+ of transfer fees!

— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) August 31, 2016

And some have been critical regarding the incentives behind the move. Will Luiz improve Chelsea as a football team?

Chelsea's deal for @DavidLuiz_4 evidence that clubs look at players as brands as much a sporting talent these days. Changing times #CFC

— Kevin Palmer (@RealKevinPalmer) August 31, 2016

On closer inspection, Chelsea seem to be adopting a hokey cokey approach to their transfer policy.

Sign Matic.
Sign David Luiz for cash & Matic.
Re-sign Matic.
Sell David Luiz.
Re-sign David Luiz.

— Coral (@Coral) August 31, 2016

It seems that Sky Sports News were more excited than the fans…

Sky really over egging this David Luiz transfer. It's hardly 'sensational'.

— Chris Lepkowski (@chrislepkowski) August 31, 2016


it'll be sick having David Luiz in the prem again, he'll be able to show all the young English kids how not to defend

— hudd (@hudd97) August 31, 2016

Meanwhile, others have a little more belief that this could actually be a good signing.

Whatever you think of David Luiz the player, and I have my reservations, he is a leader and a talisman + that is something #cfc have lacked

— Matt Law (@Matt_Law_DT) August 31, 2016

Welcome back to the Premier League, David!