EPL: David Luiz to leave Arsenal on free transfer for new club

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Arsenal defender, David Luiz, is reportedly set to leave the club on a free transfer this summer.

According to Sky Sports, the Brazil international only signed a one-year contract when he joined the Gunners from Chelsea last summer for £8million.

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The 33-year-old centre-back has not been offered an extension to continue at Emirates.

Luiz is now heading for the exit door, as Arsenal chiefs look to cut costs amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the likely lack of UEFA Champions League football next season.

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Meanwhile, speaking on his future at Arsenal recently, Luiz admitted that he could return to his former club, Benfica to end his career at the Portuguese giant.

"I always said that I would like to end my career at Benfica," Luiz told SporTV in Brazil.

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"I love Benfica. My dream is to step on the pitch of Estadio da Luz in their colours."


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