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Douglas Luiz makes Arsenal transfer decision clear



Douglas Luiz makes Arsenal transfer decision clear

Amid escalating transfer speculations surrounding Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz, the Brazilian player has responded to reports linking him with a potential move to Arsenal.

In a new interview, the Brazilian midfielder has reaffirmed his commitment to remain at Villa Park despite growing interest from top Premier League clubs.

The 25-year-old has been a standout performer for Aston Villa this season, notably contributing five goals in the Premier League and playing a pivotal role in their ascent to fourth place in the league standings under manager Unai Emery.

Luiz’s remarkable displays in the midfield have captured the attention of several prominent clubs, with Arsenal and Liverpool reportedly eyeing a January transfer move.

Arsenal, in particular, renewed their interest in Luiz after failed attempts to secure his signature last summer, having three bids rejected in the previous transfer window.

Liverpool, seeking to reinforce their midfield options, are also closely monitoring Luiz’s situation as manager Jurgen Klopp assesses potential recruitment prospects.

Despite being valued at £60 million and acknowledging the transfer interest with contentment, Luiz emphasized his focus on his current club.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Luiz stated, “I am very happy to hear the stories, but I am here at Aston Villa. My focus is totally here… My head is here at Aston Villa.”

The Brazilian midfielder also praised manager Unai Emery, highlighting the positive impact the manager has had on the club since his arrival.

“Unai, honestly, is an incredible manager. Since he arrived here, he has changed the history of the club,” Douglas Luiz acknowledged.

Expressing his satisfaction with his current situation, Luiz affirmed,

“I believe I am in the best moment of my career… I am happier than ever to keep working and continue evolving.”