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Saturday October 3 2020
Torreira has Atletico Madrid medical

Lucas Torreira is undergoing his Atletico Madrid medical today, moving from Arsenal, as Torino, Fiorentina and Milan failed to agree terms.

The former Pescara and Sampdoria midfielder had been linked with a return to Italy, but Arsenal’s asking price proved too much for them and they ultimately looked towards other targets.

It’s reported they accepted a loan deal with option to buy for Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguay international was photographed at the Atletico Madrid training ground this afternoon, where he is undergoing his medical.

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Monday September 28 2020
Roma 'a possibility' for Torreira

Italian reports claim Lucas Torreira’s entourage consider Roma to still be ‘a possibility’ for the Arsenal midfielder, along with Torino and Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguay international is eager for a return to Serie A after his time at Pescara and Sampdoria.

Torreira is not part of current Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta’s plans and Football London maintain the Gunners want £20m to sell.

His entourage told TeleRadioStereo that Roma ‘still represent a possibility’ for the midfielder this summer.

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Tuesday September 22 2020
Torino fight Atleti for Torreira

Italian reports insist Torino are not yet out of the running for Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, despite Atletico Madrid competition.

ESPN Uruguay claimed earlier today that Atletico Madrid had won the race for the player, beating Torino, Fiorentina and Milan.

However, Sportitalia and Torino transfer specialist Matteo Pedrosi both maintain this evening that the Granata are still in the hunt.

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Tuesday September 22 2020
Torreira opts for Atletico Madrid

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is reportedly on the verge of a transfer to Atletico Madrid, as Torino, Fiorentina and Milan could not agree terms.

The Uruguay international had been heavily linked with a return to Serie A, where he already played for Pescara and Sampdoria.

The Italian clubs interested were Torino, Fiorentina and Milan, but would not meet the €30m asking price.

Now ESPN Uruguay claim a deal has been done with Atletico Madrid and the two clubs are down to the details of the transfer.

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Saturday September 19 2020
Torino: 'Torreira no longer a priority'

Torino director Davide Vagnati insists Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is ‘no longer necessarily a priority’ for their transfer strategy.

The Granata begin their Serie A season today against Fiorentina, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

Tomas Rincon is adapting to a new playmaker position, as negotiations with Arsenal for Torreira seem to have ground to a halt.

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Friday September 18 2020
Milan ask about Torreira?

Milan have reportedly contacted Arsenal over Lucas Torreira, who has been linked with a return to Serie A.

The former Sampdoria midfielder has been linked with Fiorentina in recent months, but Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reveals Milan are in for the Uruguayan.

The report reveals Milan have asked what it would take to bring the 24-year-old defensive midfielder to San Siro.

Arsenal signed the Uruguay international from Sampdoria for €28.65m in July 2018 and Torreira has played 89 competitive games since his move to London.

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Thursday September 17 2020
Torino interest in LAFC forward Rodriguez

Torino are said to be pursuing Uruguay and LAFC forward Brian Rodriguez, who shares an agent with Lucas Torreira.

According to Sportitalia, the 20-year-old has been discussed during the negotiations with Arsenal for fellow Uruguayan Torreira.

Despite only being 20 years old, Rodriguez already has six senior caps for Uruguay, in which he scored three goals.

He completed his transfer from Penarol to Los Angeles FC in the summer of 2019 for €10.45m.

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Monday September 14 2020
Arsenal open to Torreira loan deal

Arsenal would be prepared to loan Lucas Torreira out to a Serie A club, claims Fabrizio Romano, with Torino and Fiorentina interested.

The Uruguay international spent much of his career in Italy at Pescara and Sampdoria until the 2018 move to Arsenal for €28m.

It had until now been reported that the Gunners weren’t willing to let him go for anything other than a permanent transfer, as he’d fallen down the pecking order under Mikel Arteta.

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Monday September 14 2020
Torino close on Torreira

Lucas Torreira is increasingly close to a Marco Giampaolo reunion at Torino, according to reports, with Arsenal ready to accept €24m.

The Gunners paid over €28m to sign him from Sampdoria in 2018, where he had already worked under the coach.

He has fallen down the pecking order in London and is looking for a return to Serie A, where he also played for Pescara.

According to Calciomercato.com and Tuttosport, Torino are getting closer to an agreement to purchase Torreira outright from Arsenal for €24m.

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Thursday September 10 2020
Fiorentina: 'Not interested in Torreira'

Fiorentina announced they are not interested in Lucas Torreira, meaning Torino can avoid a bidding war for the Arsenal midfielder.

It was reported yesterday that the two Serie A sides were going head-to-head for the former Sampdoria player, which would’ve pushed the price-tag up further.

However, today Viola director Daniele Pradè assured they were not in the running.

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