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Tuesday May 29 2018
Everton join Torreira race?

Everton have reportedly joined the race to sign Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira.

Accoridng to Calciomercato.it, Everton are considering a move for Torreira after his proposed transfer to Napoli went cold.

The 22-year-old, who will represent Uruguay at the World Cup, has a €25m release clause, and the website notes the Toffees have would no problems paying it.

The English side are undergoing a rebuild, with sporting director Marcel Brands arriving from PSV and former Watford boss Marco Silva set to take over.

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Saturday May 19 2018
Man City €20m off Jorginho

Manchester City have bid €50m for Jorginho, but Napoli want at least €70m for the midfielder, according to Italian papers.

Pep Guardiola’s interest in the Italo-Brazilian is no secret and his agent confirmed Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool have also made calls.

The Corriere del Mezzogiorno paper claims that Machester City have an initial proposal of €50m and Jorginho is open to a Premier League switch.

However, Napoli want at least €70m to release Jorginho and everything depends on whether Maurizio Sarri stays on the bench.

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Thursday May 17 2018
Torreira: ‘Italy best for me…’

Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira “can’t say” whether he’ll leave in the summer but the Roma target notes “Italy is one of the best places”.

The Uruguayan has been heavily linked with both the Giallorossi and Napoli, and it’s widely expected this will be his final season at Marassi.

“After the season I’ll go home,” Torreira told reporters after the Torneo Ravano.

“The national team is waiting for me and I want to prepare well to go to the World Cup and crown a dream.

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Thursday May 17 2018
‘Giampaolo staying, Torreira leaving’

Sampdoria owner Massimo Ferrero claims Coach Marco Giampaolo will ‘certainly’ stay but admits ‘I think Lucas Torreira will leave’.

Giampaolo was initially put forward as the favourite to replace Maurizio Sarri at Napoli, while Torreira had been heavily linked with possibly following the 50-year-old to the San Paolo.

“Giampaolo? He’ll certainly stay,” Ferrero told Il Secolo XIX.

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Tuesday May 15 2018
Uruguay name World Cup squad

Uruguay have named their preliminary squad for the 2018 World Cup, including Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino and Rodrigo Bentancur.

There are numerous Serie A figures in the list named by Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez.

Uruguay are in Group A with hosts Russia, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.

Included are Sampdoria players Torreira and Gaston Ramirez, Inter midfielder Matias Vecino, Genoa winger Diego Laxalt, Juventus man Bentancur and Lazio defender Martin Caceres.

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Tuesday May 8 2018
‘Torreira won't join Napoli’

The father of Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira says a move to Napoli is “among the discarded hypotheses”.

The Uruguayan has been repeatedly linked with the Partenopei, but talks appear to have collapsed and his agent is talking with other clubs.

“We’re trying to find the best opportunity for Lucas,” Ricardo Torreira told CalcioNapoli24.

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Thursday May 3 2018
Ferrero: 'Can't stop Giampaolo'

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero admits he “can’t stop” Coach Marco Giampaolo from leaving. “We have a pact.”

The Blucerchiati boss replaced Maurizio Sarri at Empoli and is reportedly the main target to be his heir again at Napoli.

“We have a pact, which is that if someone calls him, Giampaolo will come and tell me about it,” Ferrero explained on RMC Sport.

“If he wants to go to a big club, I can’t stop him.”

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Tuesday April 24 2018
Torreira to Napoli collapses?

Lucas Torreira’s move to Napoli appears to have collapsed, as his agent confirms “I’m talking to other clubs”.

The Sampdoria midfielder looked set to join the Partenopei in the summer, with the Neapolitans ready to pay the €25m release clause in his contract.

However, his representative spoke on Radio Crc today, and appeared to suggest that the deal has collapsed.

“There was a basic agreement with Napoli,” Pablo Bentancur confirmed.

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Tuesday April 17 2018
Agent: ‘Napoli made Torreira bid’

Lucas Torreira’s agent confirms “an official offer” from Napoli, but Sampdoria want to wait to see if they can get more than the €25m release clause.

The midfielder has been heavily linked with a summer move to the Partenopei, and his release clause makes him a relatively cheap option in the current market.

“Napoli made an official offer, but I told them we have to wait,” Pablo Bentancur told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Monday April 16 2018
Ferrero: ‘Roma asked for Torreira’

Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero reveals Roma have enquired about Lucas Torreira, and defends Patrik Schick.

Torreira is one of the hottest properties in Serie A, and has been heavily linked with a move to Napoli in the summer, with the Blucerchiati already resigned to losing him.

“Everyone has asked me for him, Roma too,” Ferrero confirmed on Radio Radio.

“We won't talk about it too much though.”

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