Report has confirmed Lucas Torreira’s father has opened up about his son’s potential move to Arsenal and the challenges on cards for him at London.
It’s believed the Gunners have agreed a deal in principle for the signing of the Uruguay international which Sampdoria which should be finally done once his country’s participation at the on-going World Cup in Russia comes to an end.
According to reports, Torreira’s deal is said to be around €30 million with a four-year deal believed to be on the table that will see him at Arsenal.
The contract is expected be signed soon after Uruguay’s time in Russia comes to an end, with a medical due to take place in London.
Torreira will becomes Arsenal’s and Unai Emery’s fourth signing this summer and thereafter, the midfielder’s problems will be the process of trying to settle into his new club and adjust to life in the Premier League.
While it’s been known that many players find it difficult adapting to English football and weather, mostly the South Americans, Torreira’s father Ricardo Torreira believed he and his son representatives will be doing all they can to help the 22-year-old settle in London as he is very aware of the challenges that follows.
Ricardo said in an interview as translated via @ArsenicTM:
“There will be people that will accompany him.
“He won’t be alone. It’s a big change [going to England] and we don’t want to think about it yet because we’re scared.
“The truth is it’s tough to manage the language, adapt to the [London] society and customs and at the same time not lose ours. But there’s a whole program getting readied for Lucas.”