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Arsenal agree £26.4m deal to sign Sampdoria’s Lucas Torreira

The offseason is here for Arsenal FC, and that means the Gunners squad won't be reunited again until training camp commences in July.

It's certainly going to be an exciting transfer window at the Emirates, with a whole lot of topics to discuss. Let's take a spin through Tuesday's headlines.

Arsenal have agreed to pay a €30m fee for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira over three installments.

The 22-year-old has been pinpointed as the ideal combative midfielder to add to Unai Emery's options in the centre of the pitch as the new man in charge looks to guide the club back into the Premier League's top four next term.

It is understood that there is ongoing contact between the clubs and that the deal will hinge on the structure of the payments, with Arsenal ready to spend in excess of £25 million if the fee is spread over several years.

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I couldn't move the finger. "He's very aggressive, with big shots", Nadal said in halting French before switching to English. In 2007, he became the first man since Bjorn Borg in 1980 to win a hat-trick of Roland Garros titles.

United Nations condemns Israeli force against Palestinian civilians
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The two leaders discussed bilateral relations as well as the summit and the recent positive developments in the Korean Peninsula. He thanked Singapore's organisation of the summit as if it was "their own family affair".

Torreira is Arsenal's main central midfield target and they are hoping to reach an agreement on a deal for the Uruguay global, who has a €25 million release clause.

The Gunners have already completed the signing of Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus.

Arsenal were tracking Adli as early as March, when a source close to PSG revealed that Manchester City, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were also keen, but he was expected to sign professional terms in Paris until Emery's departure was confirmed.

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