Arsenal close in on signing of £22m Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira


According to the same story, the clause now stands at €25m and Arsenal would have to meet that figure to force Sampdoria to sell the midfielder.

The summer transfer window is open and managers are working hard on their transfer targets so we'll bring you all the latest gossip from around the globe.

Arsenal have signalled they will pay the €25m release clause of Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira, piling the pressure on Napoli to do the same.

Torreira - who is now with the Uruguay squad preparing for the World Cup - is reportedly Emery's first-choice midfield target.

Microsoft acquires a whole bunch of game studios
That original content is core to the message Microsoft is using to sell Game Pass . Let's see if this new game can recapture that title's nostalgic magic.

The Italian football expert claims that the Serie A outfit are demanding €25 million (£22 million) upfront for Torreira, whilst the Gunners would prefer to stagger the payments over the course of next few years.

According to Football Italia, Gli Azzurri had agreed to pay the €25 million release clause for the Uruguayan worldwide and were in advanced stages of contract negotiations, when Arsenal made a competing bid.

Since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger at the Emirates Stadium, the Spaniard has been linked with a wide range of fresh faces and it appears that a defensive-minded midfielder could be on his radar.