EPL: David Luiz speaks on alleged fight with Arteta after Arsenal's defeat to Burnley

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Arsenal defender, David Luiz, has debunked reports of an outburst with manager, Mikel Arteta, following the Gunners' Premier League 1-0 home defeat to Burnley on Sunday night.

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Arsenal slid to their fourth consecutive defeat at Emirates Stadium in the Premier League as captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's own goal gave Burnley all three points against Arteta's men.

After the game, a report had claimed that Arteta was no longer on speaking terms with Luiz, adding that the relationship between the duo has "soured" over recent weeks.

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But Luiz's camp has now strongly denied the claims of a rift with Arteta.

A representative for the Brazilian centre-back was quoted by Metro UK as saying: "David Luiz strongly denies this story about him and Arteta and insists he has a good relationship with Arteta and wishes nothing but success."

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Meanwhile, Arsenal has since released a statement to deny any fall-out between both men.

"Arsenal has denied that there have been any issues between Mikel Arteta and David Luiz," Arsenal's statement read.


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