It was one of the most surprising deals of the summer, but David Luiz moving to Arsenal was a transfer that indeed happened, and these supporters are already liking what they see.
“I’m here to give everything and to try to make this club arrive where it deserves to arrive – winning big games and big titles.”@DavidLuiz_4 has a message for you all – and we reckon you’re going to like what he’s got to say!
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 9, 2019
The 32-year-old Brazilian centre-back joined the Gunners for a reported £8m according to BBC Sport to replace Laurent Koscielny, who departed Arsenal for Bordeaux earlier in the week, and the former Chelsea defender has already made himself a favourite amongst Gunner supporters.
The former PSG man gave a welcome message to supporters via Arsenal’s Twitter account, and supporters were delighted with Luiz’s mature mentality and willingness to help the club get back to the top, and fans took to social media to praise the veteran defender.
Here is how some Arsenal fans reacted on Twitter to Luiz’s welcome message…
Just exactly what we lack! Behind you David, don’t let the ‘haters’ stop you
— Em (@_GoonerPrincess) August 9, 2019
elite mentality ! just what we need
— Undermars (@parappaboy) August 9, 2019
Keep your word David
— WE/HATE/SPURS (@lVAubameyang14) August 9, 2019
— Craig (@KentGooner77) August 9, 2019
That’s a good motivation, u gat ur back
— Chikago Banks (@ChikagoBanks) August 9, 2019
He has to play VS Tottenham. He knows what it means
— Justin Arsenal (@JustinArsenal2) August 9, 2019
One love keep us together….
— @onascosunny (@onascosunny1) August 9, 2019
Welcome David and I love the winning and elite mentality you’re adding to this team already. #BemvindoDavid
— Łukasz (@iamtheluka) August 9, 2019
Luiz became Arsenal’s sixth and final signing of the transfer window (per Transfermarkt) and the second player to join the club on deadline day following Kieran Tierney’s arrival (per Arsenal’s official website).
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