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'He's hugely important': Frank Lampard left embarrassed as Chelsea boss praises Arsenal new boy David Luiz in UEFA Super Cup programme... just days after selling him to rivals Frank Lampard described David Luiz as an important player days before his exit The Chelsea manager praised Luiz in his UEFA Super Cup programme notes  It was obviously written days before the defender left for Arsenal in a £7m deal

By Jordan Seward For Mailonline

Published: 19:24 BST, 14 August 2019 | Updated: 19:27 BST, 14 August 2019

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Frank Lampard has been left red faced after labelling David Luiz a 'hugely important' player in his EUFA Super Cup programme notes just days before his deadline-day move to Arsenal.

The Chelsea boss had envisioned Luiz being a key player this season but had to let him go after the defender expressed a desire to join Arsenal.

Lampard, who played alongside Luiz during his 13-year career at Chelsea, praised the defender in the match-day programme, which evidently had been written well in advance of Wednesday's final against Liverpool. 

Frank Lampard has praised Arsenal new boy David Luiz in the UEFA Super Cup programme

Frank Lampard has praised Arsenal new boy David Luiz in the UEFA Super Cup programme

Luiz is yet to make his debut for Arsenal following his £7million move, having been left on the bench for their Premier League opening-day victory over Newcastle.

Lampard, meanwhile, will be desperate to see an improvement from his side after they suffered a 4-0

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