Arsenal Confirm Signing Of Torreira With €45m.
Arsenal have confirmed their fourth signing of the summer after capturing Torreira’s signature from Sampdoria last night.
The Gunners disclosed via their official page that they have signed the Uruguayan world cup star a deal which is believed to be €45m.
The Gunners have been a longtime admirer of the player but they couldn’t get a breakthrough in their desire to lure him to the Emirates stadium until yesterday.
According to the Mirror, Arsenal manager Unai Emery, who is seeking for Wilshere’s replacement, is happy to have finally gotten one of his prime targets before the end of the ongoing transfer market.
The South American player reportedly signed a five-year contract with the North London club, he is expected to earn €250,000 as weekly wages.
While confirming the player’s signature, the Gunners hierarchy praised the 22-year-old defensive midfielder for his exploits with Uruguay at the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
He helped the team to quarterfinal round but failed to defeat France as the were trashed 2-0 by the Les Blues, who are now through to the final round of the competition.
He is expected to play alongside Ramsey and Xhaka at the middle of the park when the 2018-19 season begins in August.
Torreira will surely be a perfect addition to Unai Emery’s squad in the upcoming season, considering his power, and tackling abilities.