The veteran defender admitted speculation over his playing future didn’t improve after a bad game on Wednesday. David Luiz took obligation regarding Arsenal’s participation in Manchester City ‘s 3-0 misfortune and reiterated his goal to remain at next season’s club.
With his contract to terminate at the Emirates at the finish of the season, savants have declared that there is no future for Luiz at the club yet the man himself thinks in an unexpected way.
Speaking after the match, the defender acknowledged he had to blame for his side ‘s misfortune and acknowledged that his future Arsenal needs had to be settled with both the manager Mikel Arteta and him for a contract expansion.
Luiz told Sky Sports, “It wasn’t the team’s misfortune, it was my mistake. The coach is great, all the players progressed nicely, it was only my mistake. In the course of the last two months, I ought to have taken an alternate choice. I didn’t-it was all about my contract. I would prefer not to utilize that as an alibi or reason, it’s simply my fault and that’s it. I love being here that’s the reason I continue training hard and that’s the reason I came here today. No one asked me to speak, it’s dependent upon me to show my face.”
“I simply want to stay. We are waiting for the choices, the coach knows and wants me to stay,” he added.
Arsenal’s arrival to the action in the Premier League was a night to be overlooked with Granit Xhaka and Pablo Mari, both constrained from the field with wounds.
After the match, Arteta admitted it was a repulsiveness night for his side as he would not toss Luiz for his performance under the transport.
On Luiz, Arteta added: “He is a legitimate and straight forward individual. My feeling has not changed regarding David Luiz. It won’t change because tonight, he had a hard performance.”
Already, Luis Filipe Vieira, leader of Benfica, indicated that Luiz was near marking another contract with Arsenal as his club couldn’t afford to sign the Brazilian.