News has emerged from The Sun that David Luiz is to be handed a new one-year contract extension at Arsenal taking his stay at the Emirates Stadium to the summer of 2021.
The Brazilian signed for the Gunners prior to the 2019/20 campaign costing Arsenal £8 million from Chelsea (BBC).
Luiz has settled into the Arsenal side pretty well and has played in 25 of the team’s 29 Premier League fixtures this season.
Paid £125,000-a-week by the Gunners he appears to be a decent figure to have around the dressing room.
Mikel Arteta has trusted several youngsters to play since his arrival and the experience of Luiz looks crucial to those players.
It will be interesting to see whether he maintains his place as a regular in the side next season, but nonetheless, Arteta is clearly keen to keep hold of him.
Arsenal fans are largely happy with this decision looking at some of their comments on Twitter.
Luiz has earned 56 caps for Brazil during a career which has seen him play club football for Chelsea, PSG and Benfica prior to his Arsenal switch.
Here is a selection of tweets from Arsenal supporters as the club prepare to extend his stay at the Emirates Stadium.
He’s done alright so far under arteta to be fair.
— 🔴⚪️ (@CrjsxAFC) March 18, 2020
David is going well
I will his style of playing
— Olayiwola Adekunle (@hardeykunley30) March 18, 2020
David luiz is my man💕💕💕
— Ainomugisha ricky ( Rodriguez junior ) (@Ainomugisharic4) March 19, 2020
Ngl i don't mind this
— 𝑯𝒊𝒕𝒎𝒂𝒏𝑨𝒖𝒃𝒂🎯• (@HitmanAuba) March 18, 2020
Like a new signing, who needs Upamecano
— LacaZte. (@LacaZte) March 18, 2020
Win, Luiz have been exceptional
— afolabi (@_harphoo) March 18, 2020
Excellent news if true @DavidLuiz_4
— Benjamin (@BenjaminGooner_) March 18, 2020