Arsenal’s first few signings this summer were announced very quickly after the rumours emerged, but this deal with Lucas Torreira seems to be taking for ever. We have had the player’s father speak out about it and the Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has made it official yesterday by revealing that The Uruguayan midfielder has been taken off Sampdoria’s squad list and told reporters: “It will be very complicated to replace him”, Ferrero said.
“We are looking at four different players: a Spaniard, a Belgian, a Croatian and one Italian.
“We need a strong player who can help us to make a step forward.”
Even David Ornstein announced yesterday that Torreira was having his medical…..
Two medicals taking place at Arsenal today – 22-year-old Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria and 19-year-old France Under-20 midfielder Matteo Guendouzi from Lorient. Torreira key signing for immediate term, Guendouzi high-potential prospect for future #AFC #URU #FRA
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) July 9, 2018
So when are the Arsenal going to do the official bit?
Get on with it Gunners!