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Torreira agrees Galatasaray move

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Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has agreed a deal to join Turkish side Galatasaray. The Uruguayan international is flying to Istanbul now to finalise the move, with the Gunners expected to receive around £5 million for him. The 26-year old had spent last summer on loan in Italy with Fiorentina, and the Serie A side had an option to buy clause ...

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Bellerín nears Emirates exit

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Hector Bellerín is set to leave Arsenal this summer. He spent last season on loan at Real Betis, the club he supported as a boy, and, having helped them win the Copa del Rey, has made no secret of the fact that he would like to move their permanently. However, the Seville club are cash strapped and cannot afford Arsenal’s ...

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Arsenal dismiss Fiorentina Torreira offer

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Arsenal have dismissed an attempt to sign Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira on the cheap. The 26-year old spent last season on loan at the Serie A side, and was consistently one of their best players.  His loan agreement included an option to buy at £12.5 million and, at one stage, it was expecte to be a formality that they would ...

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Fiorentina fans unhappy as Torreira option expires

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Fans of Serie A club Fiorentina are unhappy now that their option to buy Lucas Torreira from Arsenal at a pre-agreed fee has expired. The Uruguayan international had spent the season on loan at Fiorentina and had impressed with a  consistent string of performances in their midfield. It seemed inevitable that the club was going to take up their option ...

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Fiorentina blamed as Torreira move collapses

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The agent of Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has blamed Fiorentina for his proposed permanent move to the Serie A club collapsing. When he was allowed to join the Serie A side on loan at the start of last season, it was agreed that they would have the option to buy him on a permanent basis for £12.5 million, although there ...

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Torreira exit imminent

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The final exit of Lucas Torreira from the Emirates is imminent. The Uruguayan midfielder has been on loan with Fiorentina in Serie A this season, and a deal to make the move permanent is set to be confirmed in the coming days. A fee of £12.6 million has already been agreed in case the Italian  side decide to exercise their ...

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Fiorentina want Torreira deal wrapped-up by Easter

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Fiorentina are looking to wrap up the deal to make Lucas Torreira’s loan move from Arsenal permanent by Easter. In order to facilitate this, there is a €15 million (£12.6 m) fee already agreed between the two parties in case his move to Serie A went well – which it has proved to do. The Serie A club are still ...

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Torreira sale nears completion

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Arsenal are hoping to complete the sale of Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira before Easter. He has been on loan in Italy with Fiorentina since the start of the season and, at one stage, it was hoped that he might forma  makeweight in a deal for striker Dusan Vlahovic. That was ended when Vlahovic joined Juventus instead, but, that does not ...

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Arsenal set to switch to Plan B

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Arsenal are ready to switch to Plan B in their search for a  new striker before the transfer window closes. With a growing acceptance that Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahović is not interested in a switch to North London – he is said to want to join Juventus instead, they are now looking for alternatives. Alexander Isak of Real Sociedad is one ...

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Arteta raises transfer doubts

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Mikel Arteta has raised doubts about whether Arsenal will be able to get any business done in the current transfer window. Speaking after his side’s disappointing scoreless draw again Burnley at the Emirates on Sunday, the Spaniard said ”we are certainly trying, but I don’t know if we are going to be able to do it”. He clarified, explaining that, ...

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