Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz has reportedly told friends he’s willing to join Arsenal, according to football insider.
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The Brazilian was a top target for Arsenal on deadline day, but Villa rejected Arsenal’s £25 million offer, sticking to their £30 million valuation.
Douglas Luiz has a clause in his Villa contract that allows him to extend his contract, but he is unwilling to do so. As a result, Arsenal may renew their interest in him in January.
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With Partey constantly injured, the addition of Douglas will provide Arteta with depth in his squad. The Gunners have already signed Fabio Vieira, who Arteta claims can play three positions.