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Luiz: Why I Left Chelsea For Arsenal

After a completing a surprise a move to Arsenal, David Luiz has explained why he decided to leave Chelsea for their London rivals on deadline day.

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The Brazilian reportedly refused to train on Wednesday in a bid to force a move to the Emirates Stadium.

The 32-year-old joined the Gunners on the final day of the English transfer window in a deal believed to be worth £8million.

"The cycle finished there. It was a conversation between me and Chelsea and everybody. I had an opportunity to come to another big club. In my life, I’ve always liked to do some challenges," Luiz told the club's official website/

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"I’m not scared at all to try things. I think not too many players would make this kind of move, they would maybe be scared, or something like that. I’m just trying to do big things in my life, so like I said, my cycle at Chelsea finished and now I’m excited to start a new chapter of my life here. 
 
When asked why he chose Arsenal, Luiz added,"It’s a big club - not just in England, but everybody around the world knows how big Arsenal is. When I had an opportunity to come to this kind of big club, I had to take it. That’s why I’m here."

Read: Offical: Arsenal Completes Shock Signing Of Chelsea Star

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