Luiz's move is reported to be worth a world record fee for a defender of �50 million ($84 million, 61 million euros) and the transfer will be rubber-stamped once he has agreed personal terms and passed a medical.

"Chelsea Football Club and Paris Saint-Germain have agreed terms for the transfer of David Luiz to the French club," a statement on Chelsea's website announced.

"The move is now subject to David Luiz agreeing personal terms with PSG and passing a medical examination."