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Arsenal defender Luiz dismisses Leno doubts after Euro blunder

Arsenal defender David Luiz has dismissed doubts over Bernd Leno after his blunder in their Europa League win at Rapid Vienna.

After a mistake by Leno gifted a goal to Taxiarchis Fountas the Gunners had to rally, with Luiz and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target as Arsenal left Austria with a 2-1 win.

"I think Bernd is amazing," Luiz said.

"It is part of our philosophy to build from the back, this is a normal thing.

"You always play to eliminate players from the beginning when you build, then it is going to be much easier for the strikers.

"So, if you count how many times did it go well? But just one he did wrong and this is part of our philosophy.

"He is great and he gives us the opportunity to play from the back and try to help us."

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