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Sport Simeone 'personally calls Torreira' as Atletico target Arsenal man

15:15  21 september  2020
15:15  21 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Diego Simeone has reportedly made contact with Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira, with Atletico Madrid interested in bringing the 24-year-old to the club on a loan deal.

Torreira's future at the Emirates Stadium is uncertain, with new boss Mikel Arteta looking to strengthen his midfield before the transfer window closes. Thomas Partey and Houssem Aouar have been heavily linked with a move.

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Mohamed El Nenny, Lucas Torreira are posing for a picture: Diego Simeone has reportedly made contact with Lucas Torreira over a loan switch to Atletico © Provided by Daily Mail Diego Simeone has reportedly made contact with Lucas Torreira over a loan switch to Atletico Lucas Torreira standing on a grass court: The 24-year-old has fallen down the pecking order under new Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta © Provided by Daily Mail The 24-year-old has fallen down the pecking order under new Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

And according to AS, Atletico are also interested in Torreira and have opened talks with Arsenal over a move for the 24-year-old.

The Spanish outlet reports that Atletico are initially looking to seal a loan deal for Torreira, while boss Simeone has personally contacted the Arsenal man in a bid to convince him to move to Spain.

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Torreira has fallen down the pecking order at Arsenal under Arteta, and has not featured in the Spaniard's matchday squad for either of the club's first two Premier League fixtures.

Diego Simeone looking at the camera: Simeone has identified Torreira as a target and is trying to convince him to move to Spain © Provided by Daily Mail Simeone has identified Torreira as a target and is trying to convince him to move to Spain a football player on a field: Meanwhile, the Gunners are interested in signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey © Provided by Daily Mail Meanwhile, the Gunners are interested in signing Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey

The 24-year-old made 39 appearances for the Gunners last season, scoring two goals and providing one assist.

Arsenal have reportedly already offered Alexander Lacazette and Matteo Guendouzi to Atletico as a sweetener to acquire Partey from Simeone's side.

However, Atletico have rejected Arsenal's approaches and are demanding £45.5m for the midfielder.

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