Lucas Torreira’s father has confirmed that the Sampdoria midfielder is set to endure a medical with Arsenal.
It’s understood Arsenal have agreed a £26million deal to signal Torreira, with some experiences suggesting that the Gunners might unveil the 22-year-old as early as subsequent week.
Stephan Lichtsteiner and Bernd Leno have already accomplished strikes to the Emirates this summer time and Torreira is predicted to affix the duo in north London after the World Cup.
The Uruguay star has impressed in Russia – starring within the facet’s last-16 victory over Portugal – and his father revealed medical with Arsenal is scheduled for after the match.
‘I want the best for my son and I also know that Arsenal showed a lot of interest in him,’ he advised Radio Crc.
‘It’s not finished, neither is it official, as a result of he hasn’t signed something, however there’s a fantastic probability that Lucas’ future will likely be in England.
‘There was no problem in the negotiations, and the latest is that as soon as the World Cup ends, he’ll go to London for a medical.’
Torreira not too long ago labelled Arsenal ‘one of the most important teams in the world’ amid hypothesis he’s set to affix the membership.
Requested if he’s already an Arsenal participant, the midfielder replied: ‘No, I don’t know [if he is an Arsenal player].
‘In the intervening time, crucial factor is enjoying for my nation.
‘Arsenal are a good team, one of the most important in the world, but at this moment I am focused on playing for my country.’
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