Mikel Arteta praise Luiz Performance Against Man city

Arsenal Head Coach Mikel Arteta has praise David Luiz Performance Against Manchester city Last night, Arteta never doubted David Luiz’s powers of ball recovery and his Defence work rate at Wembley in their Emirates FA Cup semi-final 2-0 win.

Our Brazilian defender’s last encounter with Manchester City was short-lived and memorable for all the wrong reasons after an individual error that cost us a goal and a foul that earned City a penalty and himself a red card.

Fast forward a month and David Luiz was doing as much as anyone to keep City at bay at Wembley. It was a towering performance and Arteta was full of praise.

Mikel Arteta praise Luiz
Arsenal’s head coach Mikel Arteta smiles at David luiz

Mikel Arteta praise David Luiz, speaks on Arsenal Defence

Here is what Arteta told Sky sports after Manchester match

“This is part of football, you can go down but I didn’t have any doubts about David’s reaction,” he said.

“He held his hands up after that [City] game and he didn’t have to do that because we all make mistakes. The way he has been training and helping others has been phenomenal and I am delighted that people can now see this side of him as well and praise him because he deserves it.

“He has won everything in different countries so he brings that [experience] with him. Not only that but I want him to perform on the pitch and he is doing that again in a really good way and I’m really happy for him today.

“David doesn’t need a lot of management,” added Arteta. “What he needs is that we trust him and we don’t doubt what he can do.

Arteta speak on David Luiz stability and current Form

“The best way to do that is to make him play. He can say that throughout his career he has had some difficult moments and some incredible moments, but big athletes go through those moments and I’m happy that he’s at the level he’s playing now.”

Arsenal last win against City in all competitions was in 2017 Emirates FA Cup semi-final at Wembley where Alex Sanchez and Nacho Monreal scored a goal that mirrored

The Gunners will now face the winner between Chelsea and Manchester united at their 31 FA Cup final on 1st August 2020.


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