‘What a signing’, ‘Get in’, – Arsenal fans react after player agrees transfer terms



The confirmation of Lucas Torreira on Tuesday has thrown several Arsenal fans into frenzy as they are seen expressing their exciting over the announcement of the World Cup star.

Torreira has been a top target all through the summer and the Gunners had to be patient due to his involvement in the world cup to confirm the deal.

It is believed that it cost the Gunners around €30 million to bring the 22-year-old from Sampdoria to London.

This fee had earlier been confirmed last month by Sampdoria chief Massimo Ferrera when he was quizzed about the midfielder’s future.

Torreira completed his medical this week and was subsequently confirmed by the London club’s social media platforms as the latest arrival to the club. Resultantly, some Arsenal fans to express their joy in signing the tenacious midfielder on Twitter.

A cross-section of the best tweets have been selected:

The Uruguay enforcer is expected to add finesse and steel to the midfield which would be a dramatic change of the flair oriented approach of former boss Arsene Wenger. This signing shows that Unai Emery has identified the problems of the squad. Torreira becomes the fourth major signing of the club .

Unai Emery signings have focused mainly on the defence: defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis, and goalkeeper Bernd Leno have been signed this summer by the Spaniard.

Torreira 22 made 74 appearances scoring 4 goals and made 4 assists during his time with the Genoa-based club.


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