Official: Arsenal announce Torreira signing, Shirt No. 11 Assigned – “welcome to Arsenal”

The Arsenal official site have taken to Twitter to announce the signing of Uruguay international midfielder Lucas Torreira on a three-year deal this summer.

The midfielder has severally been linked with a move to the Premier League this summer but his participation at the World Cup believed to prolong his announcement.

Now announced as one of theirs, the midfielder will be handed the No. 11 shirt number that has previously been assigned to Germany international Mesut Ozil who have now be given Jack Wilshere’s No. 10 jersey.

Lucas Torreira will be Arsenal fourth signing of the summer, having completed moves for the likes of Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Bernd Leno and now Torreira.

His move to Arsenal would like be the Premier League club’s last transfer of the window but one can’t say as they are reportedly still eyeing move for winger this summer.

Here is an announcement as made by the club on Twitter:

More updates to follow. Stay tuned!

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