David Luiz ‘did not think twice’ about joining Arsenal in the summer and says he knew he had to leave Chelsea as he had ‘different ideas’ to Frank Lampard.

In two spells at Stamford Bridge, Brazilian defender Luiz helped the Blues win the Premier League, Champions League, FA Cup and Europa League.

The 32-year-old was sidelined by new manager Lampard, however, and Chelsea agreed to sell him to Arsenal in August for £8million.

Discussing his move from west to north London, Luiz told Brazilian journalist Mauro Cezar: ‘I always liked Chelsea, no doubt.