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Seria A club contact arsenal over 24 year old midfielder

Italian club site Fiorentina are in contact with Arsenal over the potential signing of arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, but they aren’t willing to meet arsenal €30m demands.
Italian outlet La Nazione (via LLSN) report that Fiorentina are among a number of Italian club side with an interest in arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira . They join AS Roma, AC Milan, Napoli, Torino and Lazio in the race for the Lucas Torreira.
Fiorentina are the first club to make a move, getting in contact with Arsenal. The Gunners responded with a €30m price tag, which stopped Fiorentina in their tracks.

Lucas Torreira Networth, Biography, Career and Awards in 2020
Lucas Torreira Networth, Biography, Career and Awards in 2020

Club executives reportedly believe Arsenal will lower their demands as the transfer window goes on, so they’re willing to wait a bit longer before making an official offer for the midfielder.
Whilst that makes sense, the plan does fall apart if all that other interest from Italy is genuine.
Fiorentina may struggle to win a six-man bidding war if they leave their opening offer until late in the window. So they’re relying on all other clubs in the race taking the same approach.
It’s no real surprise to see Lucas Torreira on the transfer market. Despite making 39 appearances for Arsenal this season, he really didn’t seem like a first-choice player under Mikel Arteta. Both before and after his ankle injury which worsten his case he was mostly settling for substitute appearances.
But Arsenal appear to have big recruitment plans this summer, and they need to raise funds. They won’t let Torreira go for nothing, so expect this transfer to drag on.

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