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Arsenal complete move for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira

Arsenal complete move for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira”

Torreira featured in all five of Uruguay's World Cup matches and started in their last three, including a 3-0 win over fellow quarter-finalists Russian Federation and a 2-1 round-of-16 win over Portugal.

Arsenal has been linked with Uruguay worldwide Lucas Torreira for about four weeks now but the gunners have finally completed the deal after many weeks of waiting but the Arsenal supporters today finally received the good news after the North Londoners posted on all their social networks the arrival of the defensive midfielder.

The 22-year-old - who is Emery's fourth signing since he was appointed Arsene Wenger's successor in late May - cost a reported £27million ($35.8million, 30.5million euros) to prise him away from Serie A outfit Sampdoria.

The Uruguay worldwide has completed his move to the Premier League club following the end of his involvement at the 2018 World Cup, where his country reached the quarter-finals.

"In Lucas Torreira, we have signed a young player who is a very bright talent in the game", Emery told Arsenal's official website.

Personal terms weren't an issue and the club have now confirmed on Arsenal.com that Torreira has joined the club on a long-term contract.

Torreira has chosen the number 11 shirt for the coming season and he'll now head off on a well-earned break before starting his pre-season preparations in early August ahead of the new campaign.

'He is a young player already with good experience, but who wants to keep on growing, ' said Emery.

It's great to see that Lucas Torreira has signed for the club.



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