Arsenal have completed the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira.

The former Sampdoria player joins for a fee believed to be in the region of £25m and is said to have chosen the Gunners over Serie A giants Napoli.

Torreira impressed during his countries impressive World Cup campaign and has received high praise.

“In Lucas Torreira, we have signed a young player who is a very bright talent in the game. A midfielder with great quality, I have enjoyed watching his performances for Sampdoria in the past two seasons, and we all saw him do very well for Uruguay in the World Cup.” -Emery

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