Tension at the Emirates As Top Arsenal Star Tells the Club He Will Leave This Summer

Tension at the Emirates As Top Arsenal Star Tells the Club He Will Leave This Summer

- Brazilian star David Luiz will be leaving Arsenal at the end of the season

- Luiz joined the Gunners from Chelsea and has spent two season at the Emirates

- Arsenal are currently out of the top four this term in the Premier League

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David Luiz who is a Brazilian footballer has reportedly told Arsenal chiefs that he will be leaving the Premier League giants at the end of the ongoing season.

The former Chelsea star is said to have held discussions with Arsenal chiefs in the last 24 hours before making up his decision to leave the Emirates stadium.

Luiz joined Arsenal in 2019 after leaving fellow Premier League side Chelsea and was even given one-year extension by the Gunners chiefs last year June.

And during his first season with Arsenal, David Luiz helped the North London side to win the FA Cup.

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According to the report on Mirror and Daily Mail, Arsenal chiefs still want David Luiz to remain at the club considering his experience, but the Brazilian is ready to face the exit doors.

He has made a total of 73 appearances for Arsenal, 30 of which have come this season, but has featured just once since March due to injuries.

It remains to be seen where David Luiz will move next term although he previously talked up a return to former club Benfica FC.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are currently occupying ninth position on the Premier League table with no hope of getting Champions League ticket for next season.

David Luiz.
David Luiz to leave Premier League side Arsenal this summer. Photo by Rui Vieira
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Kanu Nwankwo faulted former Arsenal boss Unai Emery for offloading Super Eagles star Alex Iwobi while he was manager of the club.

The Gunners academy graduate joined Everton for £30million under the tutelage of former Toffees manager Marco Silva in 2019.

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The 24-year-old made his way from the club's academy into the first team under legendary boss Arsene Wenger but struggled to play regularly under the Spanish manager.

Iwobi became an important member of the Nigerian national team when he was at Arsenal and scored the goal that qualified Nigeria to the 2018 World Cup against Zambia in Uyo.

Before Iwobi's departure to Goodison Park, he scored 15 goals in 149 appearances including a goal in the 2019 Europa League final in Arsenal's 4-1 loss to Chelsea.

Source: Legit

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