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Arsenal: Lucas Torreira & Matteo Guendouzi set for medicals

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Arsenal: Lucas Torreira & Matteo Guendouzi set for medicals

Lucas Torreira (proper), began three matches for Uruguay on the World Cup, together with the quarter-final defeat by France

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira and France Below-20 worldwide Matteo Guendouzi are set to have medicals at Arsenal on Monday.

The Gunners have an settlement in place with Serie A aspect Sampdoria for the £26m switch of 22-year-old Torreira.

He’s seen as a key recruit by new Arsenal boss Unai Emery, who has already made three signings.

Midfielder Guendouzi, 19, will be a part of from Lorient and is seen as a top-level prospect for the longer term.

A deal for defensive midfielder Torreira – who’s 5ft 6in and has been capped eight occasions by Uruguay – was agreed earlier than the World Cup, the place he helped his nation attain the quarter-finals, the place they have been overwhelmed 2-Zero by France.

Arsenal have additionally signed Switzerland defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free switch from Italian champions Juventus, whereas Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno has agreed to affix from Bayer Leverkusen.

Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has arrived at Emirates Stadium from Bundesliga aspect Borussia Dortmund.

BBC Sport – Football

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