Arsenal have agreed a £26.4 deal with Sampdoria to sign Lucas Torreira this summer so we are going to look at what the fans should know about their new up coming player. The player will likely make a move to the Emirates Stadium according to various reports in England claiming that it’s a done deal.
WHAT IS THE AGE OF LUCAS TORREIRA AND HIS NATIONALITY?
Lucas Torreira was born on the 11th, February 1994 and he is now 22-years-old and he is from Uruguay. It’s been long since Arsenal had a Uruguayan international in their squad but the best part is that he is still very young and the club has reportedly given him a five-year deal.
THE START OF LUCAS TORREIRA’S FOOTBALLING CAREER?
The midfielder started his footballing career at home town club’s 18 de Julio and Montevideo Wanderers at his youth age where he played until the age of 17.
He then moved to Pescara’s youth team.
LUCAS TORREIRA’S PROFFESIONAL FOOTBALL CAREER?
After his move to Pescara youth team, the midfielder was finally called up to the first team on October, 25th 2014 where he sat on the bench for the first time. He made then made his first debut a year later in May 2015 when Pescara took on Varese.
Sampdoria made his transfer from Pescara in the 2015 summer transfer window for €1.5million bit remained at Pescara for one season on loan so that he could first gain experience. After the loan expired, he made his way to Italian club Sampdoria where he has been a regular up to now.
HOW LUCAS TORREIRA PERFORMED LAST SEASON?
The midfielder made 36 appearances for Sampdoria in Serie A last season, all those matches with him starting.
He scored four goals one assist but that kind of stats aren’t usually important for defensive midfielders so having that is a great achievement so for stats which you might be looking to know!
– He had an average 2.8 tackles a game.
– He had a pass percentage success of 87.2 percent.
– Only 2.5 of his average 60.8 passes per game are aerial balls.
Stats via Whoscored.
So that’s it, so we hope everyone has to know a lot about Arsenal’s transfer target Lucas Torreira.