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Thursday September 7 2017
Torreira: ‘Hopefully Schick doesn’t play!’

Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira admits he hopes Patrik Schick doesn’t play for Roma this weekend.

The Czech striker left the Blucerchiati to join the capital club this summer, and could make his debut at Marassi on Saturday night.

“I’ll definitely embrace him,” Torreira told Il Messaggero.

“I have a good relationship with him. I don’t know if he’ll play on Saturday - I hope not!

“In any case we’ll greet each other with great affection.

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Saturday August 5 2017
Torreira: Want a big club, but…

Lucas Torreira admits “going to a big club would be important” but insists he is “glad to have committed” to Sampdoria.

Torreira had been linked with the likes of Roma and Sevilla but ended up extending his Samp contract at the start of the week, and while the young midfielder would not deny his ambitions of moving up a level, he was nonetheless happy to remain a Blucerchiati player.

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Sunday July 30 2017
Official: Torreira extends at Samp

Sampdoria have officially extended Lucas Torreira’s contract to June 2022, ending transfer speculation.

The 21-year-old Uruguayan midfielder had been linked with numerous clubs, including Inter, Roma, Milan and Sevilla.

Last season he contributed three assists in 35 Serie A appearances.

With a statement on their club website, Samp announced that Torreira had signed a new contract “to everyone’s satisfaction” until June 30, 2022.

His previous contract was due to expire in June 2020.

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Thursday June 29 2017
Ferrero: 'Torreira bids rejected'

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero warned he has “turned down an offer from Roma for Lucas Torreira and we’ll reject others if they arrive.”

The 21-year-old Uruguayan midfielder has been in Italy since January 2014 for Pescara and then Samp.

“Marco Giampaolo can relax, because I guaranteed him that Torreira is not for sale,” Ferrero told Il Secolo XIX newspaper.

“We already turned down an offer from Roma for Torreira and we’ll reject others if they arrive.

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Saturday June 24 2017
Torreira: 'Happy at Roma interest'

Sampdoria and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira is “very happy to hear Roma are interested in me and it’d be great to make that step up.”

The 21-year-old is under contract with Samp until 2020 and has been in Italy since January 2014, when he joined the Pescara youth academy.

This season he had 35 Serie A appearances for Sampdoria, providing three assists.

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Monday June 19 2017
Roma offer €10m for Torreira?

Reports suggest Roma have offered €10m for Lucas Torreira, but Sampdoria want double that.

The Uruguayan midfielder had a breakthrough season for the Blucerchiati, making 35 Serie A appearances after last season’s loan spell at Pescara.

According to La Repubblica, the Giallorossi are keen to bring him to Stadio Olimpico, and have made an offer of €10m.

However, that is a long way from Samp’s valuation, with the Genoese club demanding €20m for his signature.

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Wednesday June 7 2017
Lazio line up Samp pair?

Lazio have reportedly lined up Sampdoria pair Lucas Torreira and Luis Muriel as replacements for Lucas Biglia and Keita Balde Diao.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, the duo have already been approved by Coach Simone Inzaghi as suitable reinforcements for his Lazio squad.

Torreira enjoyed a breakthrough 2016-17 campaign as the creative heartbeat of Samp’s midfield, but the 21-year-old is reportedly seeking a significant pay rise in order to stay with the Blucerchiati.

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Thursday May 11 2017
Ferrero: 'Schick stays, Muriel goes'

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero is confident Patrik Schick will remain for another season, but Luis Muriel “should go to a big club.”

The Blucerchiati patron spoke to TMW Radio about the strikers currently attracting a lot of interest from clubs all over Europe.

“We have not met Schick’s agent this week. I really hope and believe that he will stay here next season. The lad is in good shape and (Coach Marco) Giampaolo is teaching him football.

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Thursday May 11 2017
Sevilla ask Samp for Torreira

Sevilla are preparing an offer for Sampdoria and Uruguay talent Lucas Torreira, but want a discount on his €12m release clause.

According to Sky Sport Italia and Estadio Deportivo, the Liga club is ready to surge forward in its interest for Torreira.

The 21-year-old creative midfielder is one of the lowest-paid players at Marassi, having come up through the Pescara youth academy to join Samp for €2m.

Pescara are also due 20 per cent of any future transfer fee as part of that deal.

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Tuesday April 18 2017
Agent: 'Roma and Sevilla want Torreira'

Lucas Torreira “is tracked by Roma and Sevilla, but the Sampdoria President wants €15m,” said his agent.

The Uruguayan talent only just turned 21 and has been in Italy since January 2014, moving from the Pescara youth academy to Sampdoria.

“I have no doubts that Torreira is much sought-after in the summer transfer market,” agent Pablo Bentancur told Radio 890.

“As of today, he is tracked by Roma and Sevilla, but the Sampdoria President wants €15m for a sale.”

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