Father Confirms Lucas Torreira Will Join Arsenal After World Cup


The summer transfer window is open and managers are working hard on their transfer targets so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe.

According to a report from respected football expert Gianluca Di Marzio, Arsenal are keen on signing Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes this summer, but the Gunners should be wary of bringing the Portugal worldwide to the Emirates.

The 30-year-old Greece global became the club's third signing after Stephan Lichtsteiner and Bernd Leno.

Lucas Torreira's father has described his son's impending move to Arsenal as "scary", but insists the midfielder has a good support system in place, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

Arsenal has already agreed a £26.4million deal with Sampdoria who are ready to let go of the defensive midfielder this summer because the gunners have met their asking price.

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Emery knows the midfielder well having worked with him while in charge of the Spanish club.

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The midfielder had been one of Argentina's star performers at the World Cup in Russian Federation, helping them into the Round of 16. "There are many clubs who contacted us, but we have given our word to Arsenal and are very satisfied with what they offered".

"The deal is virtually done and only the arrival of Lucas is remaining".

Torreira is now with Uruguay's squad preparing for their World Cup quarter-final against France on Friday.