sport news Arsenal defender David Luiz 'a major injury concern with a neck problem'

Arsenal defender David Luiz 'a major injury concern with a neck problem and could miss the Premier League season opener against Fulham' David Luiz's availability for Arsenal's match at Fulham on Saturday is in doubt He has a neck problem and there are fears that he could be absent for a while The injury could cement Rob Holding's part in Arsenal's plans for the season  

By Jack Bezants for MailOnline

Published: 08:19 BST, 9 September 2020 | Updated: 08:43 BST, 9 September 2020

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Mikel Arteta is sweating over the fitness of key defender David Luiz after the Brazilian sustained a neck injury.

According to The Athletic, Luiz's issue requires particular caution and he could face an extended period of time out on the sidelines.

As a result, Rob Holding is expected to remain at Arsenal rather than join Newcastle on a loan deal. 

David Luiz has sustained a neck injury and is a doubt for Arsenal's season opener at Fulham

David Luiz has sustained a neck injury and is a doubt for Arsenal's season opener at Fulham

Arsenal are fearful that Luiz could face an extended period of absence with the neck problem

Arsenal are fearful that Luiz could face an extended period of absence with the neck problem

Luiz is expected to miss Arsenal's Premier League

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