Arsenal are continuing their pursuit of highly rated Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira and they are reportedly attempting to negotiate a deal which would see them pay his £22m release clause in instalments.
The 22-year-old did have a £21.9m (€25m) release clause in his contract, which has another four years to run, but Arsenal offered the extra €5m to beat off competition from Napoli.
Negotiations have been ongoing between the Gunners and the Serie A club and it seems, following news of the two clubs agreeing a deal for the transfer, personal terms between Arsenal and Torreira have been agreed.
Leno has always been angling for a move away from Leverkusen, with the former German worldwide - who was left out of their World Cup squad - openly admitting his development as a world-class stopper has been halted somewhat and he would like a change of scenery.Читайте также: Louboutin wins legal battle over red soles
New Arsenal boss Unai Emery could be in the market for a new goalkeeper with doubts over current number one Petr Cech, who at 36 years of age showed signs that he was beginning to deteriorate during the campaign.
Leno will cost £20million and Arsenal are close to coming to terms with the player and Leverkusen.
Arsenal's head of recruitment Sven Mislintat had always been scouting for players in these areas even before Wenger left and there is now firm interest in Totteira, who is 22 and has a £22 million release clause.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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