Arsenal stars Luiz and Ceballos 'in training ground fight with defender knocking team-mate to floor and drawing blood'

ARSENAL team-mates David Luiz and Dani Ceballos came to blows in a training ground bust-up.

The Brazilian defender is understood to have knocked the Spaniard to the floor, drawing blood from the midfielder's nose.


The incident occurred last Friday, with the ex-Chelsea centre-back reacting angrily after being tackled by the Spaniard.

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Luiz is understood to have retaliated by hitting the 24-year-old in the face, with a scratch drawing blood.

Ceballos then got off the floor to confront Luiz, but team-mates and staff stepped in to separate the two.

Both players apologised to their colleagues on Tuesday at London Colney after the group was given three days off by Mikel Arteta.

SunSport has contacted Arsenal for comment.

Ceballos – who did not suffer any serious damage from his altercation with Luiz – is known to have have a fiery streak.

The Spain international – who is on loan from Real Madrid for a second season – was involved in smaller incident with Eddie Nketiah earlier this term.

Both players had to be separated by team-mates as they trained on the Craven Cottage pitch moments before the season-opener against Fulham.

Ceballos put in a needlessly-heavy challenge on fellow-sub Nketiah, with the England youth star responding by shoving the ex-Real Betis ace.

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