Uruguayan midfielder signs for Arsenal

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Torreira has completed his move to London with Arsenal securing the midfielder's services on a five-year deal.

Unai Emery's busy first summer as Arsenal manager continues with the team set to sign Uruguay defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria.

Guendouzi began his career as a member of Paris Saint-Germain's youth setup before joining Lorient's academy in 2014.

"[Guendouzi] has big potential and gained good first team experience last season with Lorient", said Emery.

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Torreira, who had been at Sampdoria for three years, said he did not feel nervous about the challenge awaiting him in playing at one of England's most historic clubs. Few will argue that Emery has been tasked with an nearly impossible job in replicating both the success and longevity of Wenger but just what would constitute a good first season for the Spaniard?

Internationally, he has represented France at U18, U19 and U20 level - scoring once for the latter two age groups - and has been compared to fellow countryman Adrien Rabiot. He will wear shirt number 29.

However, the extent of Torreira's contract was not disclosed by the Premier League side. I hope I can do great things here. "A lot of great players have played here".

"I want to win titles, titles, titles".

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"I want to become part of the club's history and to achieve great things here".

Arsenal head coach Emery: "We are delighted Matteo is joining us".

The club have now finally announced the deal with a statement on Arsenal.com confirming that Guendouzi has joined from Lorient and although the fee hasn't been disclosed, the Mirror claim we've paid £7m for his signature.

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