Arsenal have today confirmed the signing of Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira .
Torreira will be joining Arsenal from Sampodria at €30m becoming the clubs fourth
signing after the arrivals of Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Bernd Leno and Stephan Lichtsteiner.
The Uruguayan has completed the move after being involved with the team in the ongoing Fifa World cup where Uruguay was knocked out in the quarter final of the competition.
Arsenal have confirmed that Torreira will be wearing jersey number 11.
“In Lucas Torreira, we have signed a young player who is a very bright talent in the game. A midfielder with great quality, I have enjoyed watching his performances for Sampdoria in the past two seasons, and we all saw him do very well for Uruguay in the World Cup.
He is a young player already with good experience, but who wants to keep on growing.
We welcome Lucas to Arsenal and look forward to him joining us soon for pre-season.” Said Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emrey about Torreira.