Premier League giant Arsenal have been reported to have sent scouts to keep an eye on Torreira’s former teammate Dennis Praet in their last match against Lazio, according to reports in the media.
North London boss Unai Emery is still in the market searching for the best possible replacement for Aaron Ramsey, who is already set to join Italian giant Juventus as a free agent having agreed to personal terms with the club.
The Welsh midfielder will be ending his 11-year stint at the Emirates Stadium this summer following his agreement with the club Serie side.
Ramsey departure from the North London club will be leaving a massive hole in the midfield, with that Emery is been reported to be having a squad overhaul with nine players to leave the club this summer.
Reports from Italian outlet Tuttomercatoweb claims that the Spanish manager is keep a close eye on Sampdoria star Praet, who have been linked to several European clubs following his impressive campaign.
The London club scout were said to be ever present alongside Juventus’ scouts to watch the midfielder play against Lazio last weekend at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Sampdoria’s President Massismo Ferrero took to the media to claim that the Italian club could be selling off their player this summer following the departure of Lucas Torreira to Arsenal last summer.
According to reports, Sampdoria is currently placing the price tag of €25million (£22m) on the Belgian midfielder, who had bagged two goals and created two assists in 30 League games from his holding midfield position.