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David Luiz’s Shirt Number At Arsenal Confirmed

Amuda Segun

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Arsenal made one of the controversial signings of the summer following the David Luiz transfer on deadline day.

David Luiz moved from Chelsea to London rivals Arsenal on the final day of this summer’s Premier League transfer window.

His transfer was confirmed on Thursday night and he has penned a two-year deal at Arsenal until the end of next season.

The 32-year-old will wear the number 23 jersey as confirmed by the club shortly after his transfer was confirmed.

Arsenal paid £8m for the transfer to happen in their quest to sign a new centre back before the transfer window shut.

David Luiz recently signed a new two-year deal at Chelsea with his previous contract scheduled to end this summer but his fresh contract terms with the Blues didn’t stop him from moving to Arsenal after he was relegated to fourth choice centre back.

New Chelsea manager Frank Lampard relegated him to fourth choice during preseason with the likes of Kurt Zouma, Andreas Christensen and the injured Antonio Rudiger ahead of him in the pecking order.

David Luiz has reunited with Arsenal manager Unai Emery in North London having worked together with the Spanish tactician during their time at French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG).

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