The future of David Luiz at Arsenal is not yet finalised due to the outbreak of coronavirus, but it will all become clear at the latest on 23 June, has revealed his agent Kia Joorabchian.
Luiz is in the last days of his contract at the Emirates Stadium – has joined a one-year contract from Chelsea last summer until 30 June 2020.
Talks continue on new terms for a few months without the conclusion, Luiz himself expressing a desire to remain at the club – despite some views deplorable, including his exit with a red card during the 3-0 defeat at Manchester City on Wednesday night.
The future of David Luiz to the Arsenal will become clear by the 23 June, said his agent Kia Joorabchian
Luiz has only a few days on his contract at Arsenal – with terms on a new that remain to be agreed
The agent of brazilian Joorabchian has set the club a deadline to sort out the future of his client
And speaking of delays, Joorabchian told talkSPORT: “The contractual situation has dragged on not because of the will of David or Arsenal to be finalised but really the situation that occurred with the pandemic.
“The situation from the point of view Arsenal will be resolved this week. We’ll know by the 23rd of June.
The last calamity of Luiz against Manchester City has not helped its cause among the club’s fans, who turned to social media to ignore it.
After a replacement in the first half with a score of 0-0, the Brazilian was at fault for the first goal before being sent off after the interval for transporting Riyad Mahrez in the penalty area.
Speaking after the match, the player of 33 years, has faced his mistakes at the Etihad stadium.
Luiz has taken full responsibility after his performance of horror in the loss of Arsenal against Manchester City
Luiz was replaced in the first half and committed a huge mistake which led to the first goal City
The defender was subsequently ejected early in the second period, while Manchester City dominated
Luiz has been caught on the wrong side of Riyad Mahrez and brought down the striker in the box
“This was not the fault of the team, it was my fault. “The defender explained that the contract negotiations also played in his mind.
“I take the decision to play, I should take another decision in the course of the last two months that I have not taken. Today, the team has done well, especially after we are down to 10 men, the coach is incredible, all the players have done some amazing things, it was just my fault.
“I would have had to take a different decision in the past two months, and I have not done it, it was my contract, that I remain here or not. I have 14 more days to be here and that’s all, now it was my fault, ” continued Luiz, suggesting that his talks contract have affected his poor performance.
“I would have had to take a different decision to decide my future, to try to decide as soon as possible, but I have not done it. I don’t want to use it as an excuse.
“I love being here, this is why I’m still training hard and I came here today, this is why I try to do everything, this is why I told all the players that don’t get huge to talk about, it’s me, I have to show my face and be here, so I want to say, the coach knows the coach wants me to rest, it’s just that we’re waiting for the decisions.
The central defender 33-year-old has expressed his desire to stay at the Emirates