Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira undergoes Atletico Madrid medical

Lucas Torreira undergoes Atletico Madrid medical as Arsenal midfielder closes in on season-long loan deal with option to buy for £22m

  • Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has undergone a medical with Atletico Madrid 
  • Atletico are set to sign Uruguay international on loan with an option to buy 
  • The Spanish side are looking to sell either Hector Herrera or Thomas Lemar 

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira underwent his medical at Atletico Madrid on Saturday ahead of his season loan deal.

The Uruguay international will link up with compatriot Luis Suarez at the Wanda Metropolitano but first Atletico are pushing to sell either Hector Herrera or Thomas Lemar to make room in their squad.

If the deal goes ahead, Atletico will have the option to sign Torreira permanently next summer for £22million.

Arsenal’s Lucas Torreira has undergone his medical ahead of a move to Atletico Madrid

Torreira was photographed at Atletico’s training ground as he closes in on making the move. 

His representative Pablo Bentancur held positive discussions with Atletico earlier this week. 

Atletico are set to sign Torreira on a season-long loan with the option for a permanent deal

Atletico are set to sign Torreira on a season-long loan with the option for a permanent deal

Hector Herrera could leave Atletico as they look to make room in their squad for Torreira

Torino and Fiorentina were also interested in securing a deal for Torreira. 

According to Marca, Atletico must sell one player before they can finalise a deal for Torreira.  

Torreira has made 89 appearances for Arsenal, scoring four goals, but he hasn’t played at all this season after falling down the pecking order under Mikel Arteta.




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