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Arsenal boss Arteta hints Luiz departing this summer

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has hinted David Luiz won't be offered new terms this summer.

The Brazilian defender's contract at the Emirates runs out at the end of the season with no signs of an extension coming his way.

And ahead of the second leg of Arsenal's Europa League semi-final against Villarreal, Gunners boss Arteta has suggested Luiz could be heading for the exit door this summer.

He said: "It's true for some players it might be their last season for different reasons.

"I can see how much it means to them and how much they want it."

The 34-year-old has only made one appearance since March but Arteta hasn't ruled out utilising him against the Spanish side on Thursday night despite picking up a knock in the 2-0 win over Newcastle at the weekend.

Asked if Luiz will be available, he replied: "With David, it's always possible. He has made an incredible effort to be in the position he's in today."

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