Arsenal are continuing their negotiations with Sampdoria for Uruguay international Lucas Torreira, but he has a €25m release clause.
The 22-year-old midfielder is also of interest to Napoli, but they appear to have baulked at his wage demands.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Arsenal are in talks with Samp and hope to arrange a deal that can spread the payment out over several years.
With interest, this would end up being closer to €30m.
However, the Gunners still have to agree personal terms with Torreira and Napoli already found his agent drives a hard bargain.
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