Arsenal agree contract details with Serie A midfielder

Arsenal agree £26.4m deal to sign Sampdoria’s Lucas Torreira

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Arsenal are now attempting to negotiate the signing of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund for £16m, so funds will begin to become incredibly tight if Arsenal were to then go on to trigger Torreira's release clause.

Paris Saint-Germain youngster Yacine Adli is expected to turn down Arsenal after being persuaded by PSG sporting director Antero Henrique to sign a new contract, Goal understands, though talks between the Emirates side and Sampdoria's Lucas Torreira are ongoing.

Last season, the midfielder played 38 times and scored four times as Sampdoria finished 10th in Serie A.

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Despite the reported agreement over the transfer fee, Gunners bosses are yet to agree personal terms with Torreira.

Torreira has a £21.9 million release clause in his contract, but Arsenal chose to add the extra money to beat Napoli to the the 22-year-old's signature.

He has become a key player at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and is now ranked among the best defensive midfielders in Serie A. Torreira has one Uruguay cap and was included in Óscar Tabárez's World Cup squad for the tournament in Russian Federation this summer. The fee will be paid over three years.

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