The Gunners are close to completing the transfer of Uruguay International midfielder Lucas Torreira in the coming days and wrap up their transfer activity.
Torreira starred for Uruguay at the World Cup before they were knocked out by France on Friday and the midfielder admitted after the game that he had turned down the chance to have his medical with Arsenal in Russian Federation as he wanted to concentrate on representing his country but confirmed his future would be resolved soon.
Lucas Torreira was not one of them as, according to reports, he is now en-route to London to complete his Arsenal medical. Agreed with Sampdoria & 22yo. The 30-year-old midfielder who crashed out of the World Cup recently is aware of Arsenal's interest in him but insisted that his family is settled in Spain and wants to continue playing in the La Liga.
Torreira looks all but set to complete his move to the Emirates in the near future following Uruguay's exit, with Unai Emery continuing to reconstruct his Arsenal squad. But the Uruguayan midfielder swiftly rejected the opportunity stating inconvenience at that point of time.
The signing of Torreira according to David Ornstein could be the last major signing of the summer for Arsenal.
Arsenal haven't won the Premier League title since 2003-04 when the Gunners finished the season unbeaten.
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