Aston Villa have introduced that midfielder Douglas Luiz has signed a brand new long-term contract with the membership.
The Brazil worldwide’s earlier deal was up on the finish of the present season and he was set to be one of many extra interesting free brokers heading into subsequent summer time’s switch window.
However Villa have confirmed that Luiz shall be staying put after placing pen to paper on a recent contract, which they described as ‘long-term’ however haven’t disclosed the size of.
90min reported in direction of the tip of this summer time’s window that Luiz was the topic of heavy switch curiosity from Arsenal.
The Gunners put in three bids – the best in extra of £25m – for the 24-year-old on deadline day after Mohamed Elneny picked up a long-term harm, although Villa rejected all provides.
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A day previous to these bids, Luiz scored instantly from a nook on the Emirates Stadium in an eventual 2-1 loss for Villa.
Luiz moved to Villa in 2019 following the membership’s promotion again to the Premier League from Manchester Metropolis. He was on the Cityzens’ books for 2 years however spent each on mortgage at Spanish aspect Girona as he was denied a piece allow on the time.