Breaking right now is the fact that Arsenal have announced the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira from Italian Club Sampdoria.
The 22 year old defensive midfielder has just returned from Russia where he represented his country five times as they were eliminated at the hands of France in the Quarter Finals.
Our new Signing Lucas Torreira started his youth career in Uruguay with I.A 18 Julio and then Montevideo Wanderers and moved to Italy in 2013 where he joined Pescara. He made his debut there as an 19-year-old in May 2015.
Since joining Sampdoria in the 2016/2017 season, Torreira has gone on to make 71 appearances for the club and become a first team regular and one of the first names on the team sheet.
The wait is over… it's #TimeForTorreira ?
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) July 10, 2018
Here is what Head coach Unai Emery said about his new player :
Well its here its home its signed and its officially announced. cannot think of a better use of a Tuesday than watching Arsenal announce a new defensive midfielder .
“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.”
His announcement was lit and there is an official interview about the player, his world cup performances, fans tracking his flight and him challenging Ronaldo to the ground. More to follow on all of this till then enjoy your Tuesday.
Here are some of the highlights of Lucas Torreira for the time to see live and enjoy till we see him on the field that is