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Although the world cup has started, Arsenal are still active in the transfer window and they appear determined to get their targets.
According to emerging reports, Arsenal medical staff have landed Russia in a bid to complete the signing of Uruguay rock solid defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira.
The Gunners agreed to meet the player’s £26.19m release clause and he’s expected to put pen to paper on a five-year deal with the London outfit.
The 22-year-old midfielder arrived Italian Seria A side Sampdoria from Pescara on loan but he has steadily increased his stock with barnstorming displays.
The star earned a call up to the Uruguayan national team and he’s currently with the side for world cup mundial. However, he’s been left out of the squad that will play Egypt in their world cup opener.
According to SampNews24, Arsenal are desperate to sign the defensive midfielders and they already have their doctors in Russia to put the star through the medical huddles and the deal is expected to be completed before the close of the world cup.
Arsenal have not had a maverick defensive midfielder since Patrick Vieira left, leaving Unai Emery with the task of unearthing a marksman that will add steel to the Gunners midfield. It is claimed that Emery and Mislintat have agreed to bring Torreira to the Emirates and it is only a matter of time before we see the star at the Emirates.