David Luiz will reportedly become an Arsenal player this morning after Frank Lampard’s decision.
Luiz did not train with Chelsea’s first team yesterday, Wednesday, August 7, as he looked to force through a move to Arsenal.
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Sky Sports expert, Dharmesh Sheth, said the deal will be wrapped up this morning.
Luiz, sharing same agent with Arsenal’s technical director Edu, shows it should not take long to agree terms.
“I have just received another text regarding David Luiz, probably be done in the morning.
“This looks like he will be an Arsenal player. Luiz should be done in the morning,” Sheth said.
The British transfer window slams shut at 5pm today, so club’s are rushing to finalise their squads for the start of the new season.
Arsenal’s defender, Laurent Koscielny, yesterday, joins Bordeaux. This makes the Gunners need a replacement.
Another Sky Sports expert, Kaveh Solhekol, shares that Lampard is happy to let go of Luiz.
“Let’s not forget that Chelsea are under a transfer ban at the moment so even if they wanted to sign a replacement they wouldn’t be able to,” he said.
“That just shows you how much Frank Lampard is happy with him going.”