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Arsenal hero Parlour urges Arteta to change David Luiz position

Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has urged Mikel Arteta to change David Luiz's position to holding midfield.

The Gunners decided to extend Luiz's contract until 2021/22, much to the chagrin of many supporters after the Brazilian's recent errors.

And Parlour thinks Arteta could use the 33-year-old higher up the ground to avoid more mistakes.

He told PA Sport: "He makes too many mistakes, and at 33 he is not going to learn.

"You have to look a little bit higher than David Luiz.

"He could be a squad player and you could play him as a holding midfielder.

"He has got a range of passing and you know if you make a mistake there you have centre-halves behind you, that could be a role for him."

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