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Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has reiterated that he has no hard feelings with Arsenal defender, David Luiz, ahead of both team's Premier League fixture on Sunday.

Lampard, who played alongside Luiz at Chelsea, said that he will 'always respect' the Brazilian, adding that his switch from Stamford Bridge to Arsenal was purely a football decision.

"There are decisions you have to make and it was just a decision that was made," Lampard told Chelsea's official website.

"While I'm here, I'll be making countless more of those in different ways so that's just what it is. I don't want to talk too much going into a game against a player [David Luiz] who I respect and played with.

"If you look at our defenders and the emergence of [Fikayo] Tomori, that's obviously been a big plus for us but I certainly wished David well when he left.

"He was part of a Champions League-winning team, he played with half a hamstring in that final and he got himself fit when he was under pressure with the injury so I will always respect that."

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