SERIE A facet Torino are reportedly chasing Lucas Torreira for an early finish to the midfielder’s Atletico Madrid mortgage spell.
Arsenal allowed the Uruguayan to depart North London after Thomas Partey’s arrival in the autumn.
Lucas Torreira has discovered probabilities restricted at high-flying Atletico MadridCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
However Torreira has not been an everyday at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano and is being eyed for a fast exit.
In response to Mundo Deportivo, a Torino bid could be one thing of a longshot.
The Italians are stated to be dreaming of a significant signing in January to spice up their battle in opposition to relegation.
Though Diego Simeone is unlikely to let Torreira go away, regardless that he has solely began two LaLiga video games for Atleti.
The potential for Mikel Arteta recalling the participant to Arsenal has also been reported on in recent weeks, one thing the coach didn’t dismiss.
Refusing to remark particularly on Torreira, he stated: “Edu has been coping with that state of affairs.
“However once more, when the market opens and we’ve the likelihood to carry gamers in and get gamers out, no matter we’ve to do, we are going to talk about it.”
The 24-year-old’s authorized consultant, Pablo Betancur, spoke just lately of Torreira‘s ‘calm and comfortable’ perspective in Madrid.
That’s regardless of enjoying simply over 45 minutes of soccer in Atletico’s final eight league video games.
Betancur informed Gianluca Di Marzio: “Lucas is calm and comfortable and has nothing in his thoughts past persevering with with Atletico.
“He’s ending his means of adaptation [to the team and LaLiga].”
Los Rojiblancos have put collectively a surprising begin to the season, sitting stage on factors with Actual Madrid on the prime of LaLiga with two video games in hand.
After Torreira’s debut in October, boss Simeone praised his new man’s talents.
He stated: “He’s a really hard-working boy, we’re going to want him.
“He competes very properly, he’ll give us lots of power there in the course of the pitch, the place he picks up the tempo of the sport.
“His pace, going out rapidly in the course of the circulation of the ball within the center, will generate extra tempo in that a part of the pitch and, hopefully, he’ll discover his finest type.”
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