Journalist reveals 22-year-old is ‘getting closer’ to £26.4m Arsenal transfer

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano has revealed that the Gunners are closing in on a deal so sign a new midfielder this summer.

The Gunners have been relatively busy in the transfer market so far, following the arrival of Unai Emery as the new manager.

Emery secured the services of Stephan Lichtsteiner, only weeks after being named as the replacement for Arsene Wenger.

And he is now working on a deal to sign young midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria this summer.

The transfer move, which is expected to cost a fee in the region of £26.4m has been rumoured to be on the brink of being completed.

According to reliable Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Lucas Torreira’s transfer move to the Emirates stadium is now ‘getting closer’s to being completed.

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