Arsenal midfielder stalling on transfer as Gunners demand solution

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Arsenal are struggling to see the back of defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira.

That’s according to a recent report from Express journalist Ryan Taylor, who claims the South American midfielder, who was recently booked to fly to Turkey, made a shock U-turn with his proposed move to Galatasaray now stalling.

It is not yet known why Torreira may be having second thoughts about moving abroad. The move certainly makes a lot of sense. He barely featured for Arsenal during his opening two seasons and then spent the last two seasons out on loan with Atletico Madrid and most recently Fiorentina.

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Not only that but the 26-year-old only has 12 months left on his deal at the Emirates so it is virtually a given that Mikel Arteta sees no future for him in London.

Failure to secure a move during the final few weeks of this summer’s transfer window would almost certainly see the Uruguayan waste a year of his career.

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