Tag: David Luiz

David Luiz plays for Arsenal Football Club. The Brazilian defender arrived at Arsenal in 2019 from Chelsea for £8m and earns around £125,673-per-week or £6,535,000-per-year. Luiz wears the number 23 shirt. He was born on April 22, 1987.

Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

What Arsenal players are out of contract next summer?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agreed a new deal but he wasn't the only player of contract next summer, so who else only has one year left?
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Willian of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 04, 2020 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

How many deals did Arsenal agree in this transfer window?

The transfer window for the 20/21 season is in full swing so how many deals have Arsenal agreed so far? More than you'd think...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz during the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in London, on August 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Arteta names Saliba's Arsenal role model and explains why he isn't playing more

Mikel Arteta thinks David Luiz is the perfect person to have around for the likes of William Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes as they adapt.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) jumps to control the ball in front of Liverpool's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (L) during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal team news for West Ham: Good news for Luiz, plus updates on 6...

Arsenal have no new injuries ahead of the match against West Ham United, but there are a few updates from last week's report.

Luiz, Smith Rowe & Sokratis injured: Arsenal team news for Fulham

David Luiz, Emile Smith Rowe and Sokratis Papastathopoulos join a growing Arsenal injury list ahead of the Premier League restart fixture against Fulham this Saturday.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Arsenal defender neck injury makes him a doubt for Fulham vs Arsenal

David Luiz has picked up a rather vague 'neck complaint' that could be serious and is described as 'delicate'.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz during the English FA Cup final football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in London, on August 1, 2020. - Arsenal won the match 2-1. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal's new signing explains which player convinced him to join

Willian says David Luiz was on the phone to him every day trying to convince him to trade Chelsea for Arsenal this summer.
COBHAM, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Willian of Chelsea arrives for a training session ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group H match against Lille OSC at Chelsea Training Ground on December 09, 2019 in Cobham, England. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

How many players moved from Chelsea to Arsenal before Willian?

Willian is now an Arsenal player but how many players have moved from Chelsea to Arsenal over the years?

Willian on Gabriel Martinelli, David Luiz, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Arsenal

Willian sat down to with Arsenal.com to discuss Gabriel Martinelli and Brazil, what David Luiz said to him before signing, Edu, Gilberto Silva and Brazilians in the Premier League and what he can bring to the team.
Raul Sanllehi, Mikel Arteta, Edu and Vinai Venkatesham (Photo via Arsenal)

How does Raul Sanllehi’s ‘finest hour’ at Arsenal look now?

Raul Sanllehi has gone from Arsenal, his departure announced on a Saturday at high noon, so how does the summer 2019 window, after which he was hailed as a transfer whizz, look now?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring their second goal with Arsenal's Spanish defender Hector Bellerin (L) during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Arteta wants 3 positions revamped: Door open for at least 6 players

Arsenal need to sell before they buy and that means were are going to see a lot of activity this summer, something David Ornstein has been talking fans through.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 12: Referee Mike Dean reacts during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Watford FC at Vitality Stadium on January 12, 2020 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Mike Dean’s Arsenal penalty face is season highlight for fans (with goals)

Mike Dean's face might well go down as one of the highlights of this awful Arsenal season, but having to wait until the end of July for it was almost worth everything else we had to go through.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (L) after scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Bournemouth at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 6, 2019. (Photo by Tolga AKMEN / AFP)

Mikel Arteta explains how he turned 2 criticised Arsenal players around

Speaking ahead of Arsenal's penultimate Premier League game of the season, Mikel Arteta was asked how he has managed to turn two of the club's biggest liabilities into players worth having.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Slated Arsenal star hailed after Manchester City win

David Luiz was hailed to the rafters by Mikel Arteta after his display helped Arsenal make their 21st FA Cup final at the expense of Pep Guardiola's Manchester City.
Arsenal's Scottish defender Kieran Tierney controls the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

3 Arsenal players make Team of the Weekend

Arsenal dominated Jamie Redknapp's Daily Mail Team of the Weekend this week after putting two past Manchester City without reply.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz heads the ball during the English FA Cup semi-final football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium in London, on July 18, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

Underfire Arsenal star explains key to beating Manchester City

David Luiz, in perhaps a dig at Brighton's Neal Mapuay, spoke of Arsenal's 'humility' following their FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City on Saturday at Wembley.
Cedric Soares in training with Arsenal (Photo via Cedric Soares on Instagram)

New signing finally available: Arsenal team news for Norwich City clash

Cedric Soares is finally available to play matches again, with Arsenal confirming the status of eight players in their latest team news update.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Black Lives Matter slogan is seen on the back of for David Luiz of Arsenal as he looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dave Thompson/ Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal star took significant pay decrease to agree contract extension

David Luiz took a significant pay decrease to sign a new one-year contract extension with Arsenal, according to various reports.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta instructs players at drinks break during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

2 forwards dropped, disaster defender to start: Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Sheffield United

Arsenal face Sheffield United in their FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday, after a midweek Premier League win over Southampton.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal in action during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on January 18, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Arsenal Team News pre-Sheffield United including updates on 2 surgeries

Gabriel Martinelli and Pablo Mari came through successful procedures on their injuries this week, according to Arsenal's latest team news update.
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30: Arsenal unveil new signing Cedric Soares at London Colney on January 30, 2020 in St Albans, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Official: Arsenal confirm 4 deals including 2 long-term

Arsenal have confirmed that they have signed David Luiz to a new one-year extension, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares to long-term, permanent deals and secured Dani Ceballos until the end of the current campaign.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Hector Bellerin embraces Gabriel Martinelli and Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Good news and bad: Arsenal injury updates ahead of Southampton clash

Ahead of Arsenal's game against Southampton on Thursday the club has issued some good and bad news in terms of injured players.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: David Luiz of Arsenal battles for possession with with Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City which leads to a penalty for Manchester City and a red card for David Luiz during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Peter Powell/Pool via Getty Images)

Arsenal will decide Luiz's future this week as his agent speaks out

Arsenal will decide the future of David Luiz this week, with the possibility of a short-term or longer extension on the table.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JUNE 17: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal and Pep Guardiola, Manager of Manchester City look on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Arsenal FC at Etihad Stadium on June 17, 2020 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mesut Ozil is finished at Arsenal and other things Mikel Arteta’s comments told us

Arsenal lost 3-0 at Manchester City and, while it wasn't great, it was mostly David Luiz's fault and wasn't going quite so badly until he got involved. So what did Mikel Arteta think about it all and what can we learn from his comments after the game?
The Logo of Britain's NHS (National Health Service) is seen on th eshirt of Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz as he leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on June 17, 2020. - The Premier League makes its eagerly anticipated return today after 100 days in lockdown but behind closed doors due to coronavirus restrictions. (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Luiz disastrous but there were a few positives: Arsenal Player Ratings vs Manchester City

Arsenal slipped to their usual 3-0 defeat against Manchester City on Wednesday, their first game back since the Premier League restart.

Arsenal deny their deal for David Luiz included a £6m intermediary fee

Arsenal and Kia Joorabchian are speaking out to deny reports that their deal for David Luiz included a £6m fee to intermediaries.

David Luiz agent confirms Arsenal talks planned and gives major hint about extension

Arsenal will discuss a contract extension with David Luiz before the season restarts and there's a very good chance he stays, according to his agent.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: David Luiz of Arsenal discusses with Sokratis of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 05, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal consider offering extension to player out of contract this summer

Arsenal are considering offering David Luiz a contract extension for next season on reduced terms, according to a report.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star’s contract confusion cleared up

David Luiz could leave Arsenal for free this summer with the Telegraph reporting that the club have yet to activate the option that would trigger another season at the club.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star clear on future: I want to end my career at Benfica

David Luiz has stated that he wants to end his career at Benfica, opening the door to a possible move when his contract at Arsenal expires next summer.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal star's contract expires this summer: Not 2021 as previously claimed

David Luiz is only on a one-year deal with Arsenal, with reports suggesting the Gunners have to activate an option for the second year.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

2 Arsenal stars praise this summer signing's influence behind the scenes

Joe Willock and Calum Chambers both have a lot of good things to say about new teammate David Luiz, as he has a clear positive influence in the dressing room.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: David Luiz of Arsenal throws the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on September 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Arsenal summer signing already keen to extend his contract

David Luiz is keen to extend his contract with Arsenal by another year, after helping the club in pay-cut talks, according to a report.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal speak to 4 players over breach of lockdown rules

Arsenal contacted David Luiz, Alexandre Lacazette, Nicolas Pepe and Granit Xhaka over apparent breaches of the lockdown rules, according to reports.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 03: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks on during the UEFA Europa League group F match between Arsenal FC and Standard Liege at Emirates Stadium on October 03, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal can’t force out-of-contract players to stay if season isn’t finished

Arsenal will not be able to force players whose contracts run out at the end of June to stay at the club past the end of month, even if the current season has not concluded, claims a leading PFA lawyer.
David Luiz of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on March 07, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Arsenal set to activate 1-year contract extension clause for summer signing

Arsenal are planning to activate the one-year contract extension clause for David Luiz to stay until 2021, according to a report.
Richarlison of Everton scores his team's second goal past Bernd Leno of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom.

Perfect image sums up Arsenal’s defending against Everton (and for years)

Arsenal may have claimed all three points against Everton on Sunday but there were still many question marks left hanging over the heads of their defenders.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Dani Ceballos, David Luiz and Bernd Leno of Arsenal celebrate victory during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Everton FC at Emirates Stadium on February 23, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal triumph against Everton and VAR

Arsenal claimed what could well be a huge win over Everton despite having to battle both the Toffees and the officials, once again.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 22: David Luiz of Arsenal throws the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on September 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

David Luiz: Unai Emery is a great coach

David Luiz refused to say anything negative about Unai Emery despite the Spaniard leading Arsenal on a downward spiral that has only just seen us achieve a positive goal difference in February, three months after he left.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: David Luiz of Arsenal discusses with Sokratis of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Brighton & Hove Albion at Emirates Stadium on December 05, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal’s defence hold up in Europe?

It has a been a thoroughly disappointing season so far for the Gunners, but the Europa League still offers the hope of significant silverware, and, perhaps more important, a back door into the Champions League next season. But is their defence up to the job?