David Luiz has a ‘very high’ chance of staying at Arsenal next season, reveals agent

first_imgLuiz has become an important part of Mikel Arteta’s side (Picture: Getty Images)David Luiz is ‘very happy’ at Arsenal and looks set to agree a contract extension with the club, according to his agent Kia Joorabchian.The Brazil international’s future was cast into doubt when reports emerged that the Gunners had opted not to activate a clause to keep him at the Emirates for another year.The 33-year-old initially signed on a one-year deal from Chelsea in 2019, but, despite establishing himself as a key member of Mikel Arteta’s first team, could now face the prospect of leaving north London after only one season.But according to the defender’s agent, talks between Luiz and Arsenal will commence before the end of the season and there is a ‘very high’ chance the veteran centre-back will stay.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘He’s very happy at Arsenal. He has an extremely good relationship with both the coach and the sporting director,’ Joorabchian told Sky Sports.‘He has good relationships all throughout the club, right up to the owner. He respects everybody. Man City stars head back into training as season set for June 17 returnTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 1:58FullscreenMan City stars head back into training as season set for June 17 returnhttps://metro.co.uk/video/man-city-stars-head-training-season-set-june-17-return-2181398/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.‘These contract situations, these renewals, if he stays or if he goes… will all sort themselves out when we get back to some kind of ‘new’ normal [after coronavirus].‘David will sit down with Arsenal before the season begins, have his conversations and they will both decide if he will stay or not. That will come before the season starts. The chances are very high [of Luiz being at Arsenal next season].‘There is no desire to leave. But again, we are going to live in a ‘new’ normal, we will have to see what Arsenal’s position will be. But I believe there is a wish from both sides to continue.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalLuiz has made no secret of his desire to eventually return to Benfica, the club that gave him his first chance in European football.‘I have already spoken with [Luiz Filipe] Vieira. It will happen if the President permits it and fans want me back,’ Luiz told Portuguese outlet Record last week.‘To be able to wear that jersey again and enter the stadium is worth more than many trophies. Benfica doesn’t deserve me to come back without helping.’MORE: Arsenal striker Alexander Lacazette not interested in Inter transferMORE: Hector Bellerin will only sign new Arsenal deal if Mikel Arteta delivers on improvementFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Mike StavrouMonday 1 Jun 2020 9:01 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.3kShares David Luiz has a ‘very high’ chance of staying at Arsenal next season, reveals agent Advertisement Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

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Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship awarded by the Ripley County Community Foundation

first_imgBatesville, IN— This year, the Ripley County Community Foundation awarded a brand-new scholarship, the Integrity Machine Tool Technology Scholarship, to Elias Spurlock. This scholarship was established in 2019 by Integrity Tool to support local students planning to pursue a degree in machine technology trades. Not only is this the first year this scholarship has been given out, but it is the first scholarship awarded by the Ripley County Community Foundation that supports career technology trades. Tim Schrank, a representative of Integrity Tool, states, “Regardless of the future economy or next generation, we believe the future is what you make of it. We are honored and proud to support those pursuing their dreams in the machine tool trade by providing this scholarship.”The winner of the scholarship, Elias Spurlock, is a Batesville High School graduate and will be attending Ivy Tech Community College next year. He is enrolled in the Machine Tool Technology Program and will be pursuing a degree in Machining and Tool Making. Elias stated in his application that he wants to go into machining because “working with my hands gives me a sense of accomplishment; with each job, I get to cultivate my skills and knowledge.” In high school, Elias participated in Batesville High School’s co-op program, Robotics Club, and has been part of Young Life for the last three years. Elias has displayed incredible work ethic through his jobs and dedication towards his career goals.To make a donation to the Integrity Machine Tool Technology Fund, visit our website by clicking here or stop by our office at 13 E. George St., Suite B Batesville, IN 47006. Contact us at (812) 933-1098 or [email protected] with any questions or for more information on our scholarships.last_img read more

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Trump Traffic!

first_imgPresident’s visit bring traffic headache to Palm Beach Motorists in Palm Beach can expect more traffic delays with President Donald Trump back in the county this Easter weekend.Traffic will be restricted starting Friday evening at 6:30 p.m., until Sunday at 4:30 p.m.Road closures around Mar-a-Lago are already underway.The Secret Service has announced that temporary road closures and adjusted traffic patterns around the ‘Winter White House’ will be in place through Sunday evening.All forms of travel, including foot traffic, will be prohibited along S. Ocean Blvd from the intersection of S. County Rd. to Southern Blvd. The Secret Service is not allowing any commercial vehicles onto Palm Beach.This is President Trump’s seventh visit to Mar-a-Lago since his inauguration.last_img

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Fort St. John annual Pitch-in week approaching

first_imgThe city says the event is “part of the spring clean-up and beautification efforts in the community” and expect “hundreds of community minded volunteers” to join the project.The event kicks off May 18 and will run until May 24. The city will coordinate participating groups around the surrounding area. If you’re interested in participating, contact Tara O’Donnell at 250 787 5791 or send an e mail to [email protected] – Advertisement –last_img

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