Birth date 16 Feb 1988 (32 years)
Nationality Brazil Brazil
Position Midfielder
Nickname Denilson
Team history
Botafogo Futebol Clube (SP) 2019
Al-Wahda F.C. 2015 - 2017
Cruzeiro 2016 (loan)
Sao Paulo Futebol Club 2013 - 2015
Sao Paulo Futebol Club 2011 - 2013 (loan)
Arsenal 2006 - 2013
Sao Paulo Futebol Club 2005 - 2006

Denilson Pereira Neves is a Brazilian football player who currently features for Brazilian club Sao Paulo on loan from English and European giants Arsenal. He plays as a midfielder.

Denilson commenced his career at Brazilian giants Sao Paulo in 2005 and won the Cope Libertadores and the 2005 FIFA World Cup. He was signed by Arsenal in the summer of 2006 for 3.4 million pounds and made his first team debut in October of that year when he started a Carling Cup third round match against West Bromwich Albion.

Denilson made his Premier League debut for Arsenal as a substitute in December 2006 in a 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United away from home. He was relatively more active for the Gunners in the 2007-2008 season and continued to be an important part of the first-team until the end of the 2010-11 season, featuring in 96 Premier League matches and scoring seven goals.

Denilson joined his former club Sao Paulo on loan from Arsenal for the 2011-12 campaign that was extended in the summer of 2012.