Deadline day is here, and Arsenal are making the most out of it.
Arsenal have reached an agreement with Chelsea to sign centre-back David Luiz for £8m. 32yo Brazil international will sign a 2yr contract. Deal for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney 5yrs, fee £25m. Medicals today ahead of putting pen to paper before 5pm deadline #AFC #CFC #CelticFc
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) August 8, 2019
And, the Brazilian is currently undergoing a medical with the Gunners.
The 32-year-old centre-back is expected to sign a two-year deal with the Gunners as Unai Emery’s side also look set to bring in Keiran Tierney from Celtic according to BBC Sport.
Although Luiz wasn’t every Arsenal fans’ first pick for a new central defender this summer, supporters on social media have been accepting of the move.
Here is how some Arsenal fans reacted on Twitter to news of a deal for Luiz being agreed…
— evan 》 (@afcevan) August 8, 2019
Genuinely reckon David Luiz is a great signing. Has his shortcomings but elite experience and brings a lot of leadership to the table – something we severely lack
— Lachlan Gomatos (@Lachlan_Goma) August 8, 2019
Bravo Sir Raul.
— Forever Arsenal (@Forever_RedArmy) August 8, 2019
Yes,make it happen
— Lifely (@Lifely99113903) August 8, 2019
— Jez (@VIPxKings) August 8, 2019
1st choice? Absolutely not. Better than Mustafi? Absolutely! 8 million, no brainer.
— Gus (@Gus_R85) August 8, 2019
Leaving a chelsea side that’s playing champions league football to join Arsenal what a steal…..
— Troopz (@Awwalgimba) August 8, 2019
Beautiful season for we gooners ahead..#COYG …no more banter club
— sunky… (@akanbi_qudus) August 8, 2019
Arsenal have been fairly busy in the transfer market in the past few days, with captain Laurent Koscielny and right-back Carl Jenkinson both leaving the Gunners this week as confirmed on the club’s official website.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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