Genaro Gattuso wants to sign unsettled Arsenal midfielder once he is named the new Napoli boss .
Arsenal could be set to lose Lucas Torreira as the unsettled Uruguayan continues to look for an escape route.
Torreira joined the Gunners after an outstanding World Cup campaign with Uruguay last year and he was one of the first names on the team sheet under Unai Emery.
However, he was frozen out by the Spanish manager this season and was played out of position when he was fielded.
He has reportedly been unsettled for some time now with his agent openly admitting that he didn’t enjoy being played out of position.
He has returned to the starting lineup under the interim boss, Freddie Ljungberg, but This is Futbol claims he may not remain at the Emirates for long.
The report claims that Torreira is Gattuso’s number one target.
Napoli fired Carlo Ancellotti on Tuesday despite their 4-0 win over Genk in the Champions Gattuso is set to take over from the former Chelsea boss on aaa six-month basis, according to Sky Sports Italy.
Torreira was a target of Napoli before he joined Arsenal. He was also courted by other Italian clubs like AC Milan, he seems to be an important part of Ljungberg’s rebuilding and we expect Arsenal to fight for him to stay.