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Rio Ferdinand and Robin Van Persie Speaks on David Luiz's Performance Against Manchester City.

Former England and Manchester United Defender Rio Ferdinand along with former Arsenal striker Robin Van Persie has passed a vote Vote of Confidence on Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz.

The Defender has made a number of costly blunders, but he was at his very best in the FA Cup Semi final against Manchester City.

According to statistics the Brazilian made 11 clearance and looked solid as he forms a resilient back three along with Kieran Tierney and Shkodran Mustafi.

"He was the standout man in the Arsenal defense, he didn't put any foot wrong, he was at the end of almost every cross and he put his body on the line most of the times.

"He had the security of numbers because he had two other center backs but you can't take anything away from him he had a nice game today (yesterday).

If it was surprisingly that Arsenal could keep a clean sheet against a side that beat them 3-0 in June, it was more surprising considering that David Luiz led the defense for Arsenal.

Van Persie also had Much To admire having feared Arsenal face a tough evening.

"Tonight (Yesterday) he put his body on the line and lots of clearance and blocking, he probably headed off the ball 25 times. He was absolutely fantastic.

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