Lucas Torreira signs for Arsenal

Uruguayan defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira has signed for Arsenal.

The 22-year-old completed his move from Serie A side Sampdora to Premier League club, Arsenal FC.

The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes.

Torreira shined with Uruguay in Russia in their deep run to the World Cup quarterfinals. He made 74 appearances in Serie A for Sampdoria, scoring 4 goals.

He will wear the number 11 shirt.