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Torino have reportedly reach agreement with Arsenal in order to sign midfielder Lucas Torreira this summer.
The Uruguay international has struggle for minutes at the Emirates Stadium following Mikel Arteta’s appointment as manager. And his departure could used to fund a potential deal for Lille star Houssem Aouar.
The 24-year-old midfielder joined Arsenal from Sampdoria in the summer transfer window of 2018, shortly after his fine performances for Uruguay at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
He initially impressed in north London, playing a starring role under Unai Emery as the Gunners reached the Europa League final in 2018/2019 campaign.
However, Torreira has struggled for opportunities at Arsenal since Mikel Arteta’s appointment and didn’t make the cut for the FA Cup final victory over Chelsea in August.
Roma have been linked wArsith a move for the Uruguay international, having already raided the north London giants for Henrikh Mkhitaryan but according to Italian publication Calciomercato, claims Torreira is now poised to join Torino instead, with Arsenal accepting a fee of £24million for the 24-year-old.
Arsenal eye Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson from French outfit Dijon
Arsenal have made enquiries about sign Dijon’s Iceland international goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson as a possible replacement for Aston Villa-bound Emiliano Martinez.
The 25-year-old shot-stopper made 14 appearances for the Ligue 1 outfit last season but has failed to have any game time following the start of the 2020/21 campaign.
And according to RMC Sport, claims Gunners have made enquiries about sign Runarsson, who has been also linked with a move to Championship side Brentford.
It adds that Runarsson and Brentford’s £10million-rated David Raya has been primary main target for Mikel Arteta’s side as they looks to find back-up for No 1 Bernd Leno following the departure of Martinez, who set to join Aston Villa on a four-year deal.