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.

BERLIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 01: Matteo Guendouzi of Hertha BSC is challenged by Felix Klaus of VfL Wolfsburg during the Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and VfL Wolfsburg at Olympiastadion on November 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Maja Hitij/Getty Images)

Homegrown problem ahead with at least 8 Arsenal players for sale

There are at least eight Arsenal players for sale this summer, so who are they all and how could it cause a homegrown problem for Arsenal?
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 12: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal and Dani Ceballos of Arsenal speak during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on July 12, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Tim Goode/Pool via Getty Images)

Who could Arsenal sell in the 2021 summer transfer window?

We all know that Arsenal will have to sell to buy this summer and with Mikel Arteta needing new players to continue his 'process' who could he ship out this summer?
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) reacts during the English Premier League football match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park in Birmingham, central England on July 21, 2020. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP)

Unlikely Arsenal will renew senior star's contract this summer: Report

According to a report in the press, Arsenal will not be extending David Luiz's contract when his current deal expires this summer.
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)

Contract extension for senior Arsenal man won't be impacted by surgery

David Luiz's knee problem will not impact Arsenal's decision on giving the Brazilian a new contract this summer.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

3 back, 1 doubt, 2 out: Arsenal teams news vs Slavia Prague

Arsenal will welcome back three players who missed the defeat against Liverpool at the weekend but could be without three others.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (2R) receives medical treatment before leaving the pitch injured during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Ian Walton / 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 IAN WALTON/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

When David Luiz is expected back after knee surgery

Arsenal are hopeful David Luiz will play again this season, despite undergoing surgery on a knee issue in the last few days.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

What is the point of Arsenal’s secrecy?

Mikel Arteta said they didn't know if David Luiz would have surgery only for Arsenal to announce 12 hours later that he had, what was the point?
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

David Luiz season on the line after surgery

David Luiz could miss the rest of the season after undergoing a small procedure on his knee.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Leeds United's English striker Patrick Bamford compete during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal suffer potential double blow pre-Liverpool clash

David Luiz is out and Granit Xhaka is a doubt for Arsenal's match against Liverpool on Saturday, the club have confirmed.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal won't make 33yo contract offer until the end of the season

Mikel Arteta says David Luiz and Arsenal will make a joint decision over a potential contract extension at the end of the season.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Leeds United's English striker Patrick Bamford compete during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

2 Arsenal defenders rank best in Europe for this stat: Deserve more chances?

David Luiz and William Saliba are the top-two outfield players in Europe's top leagues for minutes played without being dribbled past.
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: David Luiz of Arsenal wins a header over Patrick Bamford of Leeds United during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021 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 Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

0 more years? David Luiz new contract NOT offered…yet

Despite recent reports that a David Luiz new contract was on the horizon it seems there is still hope he will be released in the summer
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Why Arsenal’s red card appeal was denied but Southampton’s wasn’t

There seems to be a lot of confusion around the law in the Premier League and that's making David Luiz's red card even more ridiculous.
Arsenal BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 19: Match Referee Craig Pawson is seen adjusting his hearing device ahead of the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Southampton FC at Vitality Stadium on July 19, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Denied: Why Arsenal appeal declined despite ref saying decision wrong

Arsenal have had their appeal over David Luiz's red card against Wolves turned down (but Southampton won theirs), despite a top referee claiming it was the wrong decision.

Arsenal star’s new contract talks delayed by Mikel Arteta

Before David Luiz's latest red card against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday, Mikel Arteta spoke about the possibility of a new contract for the defender.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz waits for a red card decision during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta keen to appeal David Luiz’s ridiculous red card against Wolves

Mikel Arteta was not happy with the officials after David Luiz's red card and wants Arsenal to appeal.
Manchester United's Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes (L) gets his shot away past Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (R) but misses the target during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

“The ambition has to be there” says senior Arsenal man

The senior Arsenal man has said that the side need to be 'humble' after drawing with Manchester United on Saturday at the Emirates before talking chasing first place.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Gabriel after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

When will Gabriel return for Arsenal?

Gabriel Magalhaes has tested positive for Covid-19 and will now remain in isolation.
Arsenal's Thomas Partey during the UEFA Europa League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: 5th November 2020. Photo: David Klein / Sportimage

Arteta provides updates on Gabriel, Luiz, Willian & Partey

Mikel Arteta provided updates on Gabriel Magalhaes, David Luiz, Willian, and Thomas Partey after Arsenal's win over Chelsea on Saturday.
LONDON, ENGLAND: David Luiz of Arsenal is embraced by Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted off following an injury during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta speaks after Arsenal player fall-out reports

Mikel Arteta only had praise for David Luiz and what he brings to the team on Friday, despite reports of a fallout between the two.
LONDON, ENGLAND: David Luiz of Arsenal is embraced by Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted off following an injury during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

David Luiz camp deny any fallout with Mikel Arteta

David Luiz's camp are denying reports of a fallout between the player and Mikel Arteta, insisting they have a good relationship.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz is seen with his head bandaged during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal finally confirm what we all knew 2 weeks ago

Arsenal have finally admitted that David Luiz was being monitored for a concussion following his clash of heads with Raul Jimenez 2 weeks ago.
Gabriel Martinelli with the Arsenal u21s (Photo by Arsenal Academy on Twitter)

Arsenal updates on Gabriel Martinelli, Partey, & more pre-Burnley

Speaking ahead of Arsenal's match against Burnley this weekend, Mikel Arteta gave updates on Gabriel Martinelli, David Luiz, and Thomas Partey. Martinelli, Luiz, and Partey...
Arsenal's Brazilian defender Gabriel celebrates scoring the equalising goal to make it 1-1 during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / 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 CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Pepe explains his role in convincing Gabriel to sign for Arsenal

Nicolas Pepe and David Luiz helped convince Gabriel Magalhaes to move to Arsenal this summer, according to quotes from Pepe and Gabriel.
Thomas Partey

Arsenal injury updates ahead of Rapid Vienna, Spurs and Birmingham City

Arsenal have updated the status of a few male players while one of the Arsenal women has, as is standard, picked up an injury on international duty.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz is seen with his head bandaged during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020. (Photo by Julian Finney / POOL / AFP)

When will head injuries be taken seriously in football?

As watched David Luiz play on after a clash so severe it left Raul Jiminez with a fractured skull that needed surgery, we thought it was worth asking again
LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: David Luiz of Arsenal and Raul Jimenez of Wolverhampton Wanderers lie injured after a collision during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Emirates Stadium on November 29, 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 John Walton - Pool/Getty Images)

Raul Jimenez undergoes surgery for fractured skull after David Luiz head clash

Wolves have confirmed that Raul Jimenez is doing well after the player underwent surgery on Sunday night for a fractured skull.
MOLDE, NORWAY: David Luiz of Arsenal receives treatment after a clash of heads during the UEFA Europa League Group B stage match between Molde FK and Arsenal FC at Molde Stadion on November 26, 2020. Photo by Erik Birkeland/MB Media

3 doubts, 5 out: Arsenal injury news for Wolves clash

With David Luiz suffering a scare on Thursday, let's take a look at the latest Arsenal injury news for Wolves this weekend.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Molde's Nigerian forward Leke James vie for the ball during the UEFA Europa League group B football match Molde v Arsenal in Molde, Norway on November 26, 2020. (Photo by Svein Ove Ekornesvåg / NTB / AFP)

Not injured: Mikel Arteta explains why he took David Luiz off

Mikel Arteta took David Luiz off at half-time against Molde FK as Arsenal beat the Norwegian side 3-0 to secure passage to the knock-out stages with 12 points from four games.
LONDON, ENGLAND: David Luiz of Arsenal is embraced by Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal as he is substituted off following an injury during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2020. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta gives update on David Luiz injury

Mikel Arteta says David Luiz came off in the second half against Leicester City with a muscular injury, compounding Arsenal's centre-back shortage.
Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno (left) and Rapid Wien's Austrian forward Ercan Kara vie for the ball during the UEFA Europa League Group B football match Rapid Wien v Arsenal in Vienna, Austria on October 22, 2020. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP via Getty Images)

David Luiz speaks out on Bernd Leno’s mistake against Rapid Vienna

David Luiz was full of praise for Bernd Leno despite the goalkeeper's mistake against Rapid Vienna, arguing it's just a risk of the team's philosophy.
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 player contracts are up 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.

Arsenal confirm 3 new injuries ahead of the start of the season

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.