Arsenal’s Weekly Transfer Round-Up, 19th July

As far as transfer rumours go, this week has easily been the biggest week yet for Arsenal in the summer transfer window. Every day has consisted of at least one major story and it looks like the club is close to a few new signings. Elsewhere, the club has confirmed one departure on loan with more expected in the coming weeks. But anyway, here is the round-up of this week’s transfer headlines:



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It’s Torreira Tuesday! Arsenal announce the signing of Lucas Torreira.

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira from Serie A side Sampdoria for a fee believed to be around £25 million. The midfielder becomes the first ever Uruguayan to play for the Gunners.


It is believed the North London club made a verbal agreement with both the club and player prior to the World Cup. Torreira played his first game for his country earlier in the year and was one of Uruguay’s better players in the World Cup playing well against the likes of Russia and Portugal.

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