Sources - Luiz refuses to train wants out at Chelsea 1
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David Luiz refused to train with Chelsea’s first team on Wednesday in hopes of forcing a move out of Stamford Bridge, sources have told ESPN FC.

Luiz going on strike was first reported in France by L’Equipe and has since been confirmed by ESPN FC.

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Arsenal, who are actively looking for a centre-back, are interested in recruiting the Brazilian, who is also keen on joining the Gunners, sources have told ESPNFC. But other centre-backs are also on Unai Emery’s wish list, including Juventus and Italy defender Daniele Rugani.

Luiz is 32 and has two years left on his contract after signing a new deal only a few months ago. Arsenal are only looking at a loan or a loan with a small fee at the moment as they can’t pay the fee that a club like Chelsea would demand for a player like David Luiz. They are yet to make an offer to Chelsea for the the former Paris Saint-Germain man however.

ESPN FC has also learned that Luiz has fallen out with Blues manager Frank Lampard in recent days. There have been a few issues between the two men and Luiz is clearly behind Antonio Rudiger, Kurt Zouma and Andreas Christensen in the pecking order of the new manager.

The Brazilian international is determined to leave Chelsea this summer. He rejoined the London club for £31.5m in August 2016 for a second spell after playing there between January 2011 and his departure to PSG in July 2014.





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