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Arsenal & Liverpool edge closer to BRAZILIAN as target confirms intention to leave

Shakhtar Donetsk forward Luiz Adrian believes it will be difficult to stay in Ukraine when his contract ends in December, because of how well he has been playing, reports the Daily Express.

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The Brazilian is the top scorer in this season’s Champions League with nine goals, he has also netted five times in fifteen Ukrainian Premier League games this campaign.

his has led to clubs taking more notice of the 27-year-old, who has played for Shakhtar since 2011.

Adriano said: “My plan is to respect the contract, which has not been renewed and will expire in December 2015. I am in a good moment of my career and we’ll do what will be best for me and for the club. With my contract set to expire and many good performances, it will be difficult to stay in Ukraine.

Liverpool and Arsenal have been linked to the striker, with both needing an extra top class forward if they are going to get involved in the Premier League title race and make an impact in Europe.

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