AC Milan ready to offer £31m for Arsenal star Lucas Torreira

first_imgTorreira is wanted by Milan (Picture: Getty)AC Milan are ready to make an official offer for Arsenal star Lucas Torreira, according to reports in Italy.The Serie A side are keen to bring Torreira back to Italy after appointing their new head coach Marco Giampaolo.Torreira worked with Giampaolo at Sampdoria and the midfielder’s agent fuelled talk of a transfer move by admitting his player would find it hard to turn down his former manager.Italian outlet Gazzetta Dello Sport now claim Arsenal would be willing to offload Torreira if Milan were to offer £45m or more for the Uruguayan.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Torreira only joined Arsenal last summer (Picture: Getty)Milan though think an offer between £31m and £36m might be enough to tempt Arsenal to sell one of their most influential players.AdvertisementAdvertisementTorreira only joined Arsenal last summer in a £26m move from Sampdoria, becoming one of Unai Emery’s first signings as Arsenal boss.The 23-year-old was an instant hit with the Arsenal fans and has become a mainstay in the heart of the Gunners’ midfield. Torreira was one of Emery’s first signings (Picture: Getty)Torreira, along with his former team-mate Dennis Praet, are at the top of Giampaolo’s wishlist this summer as he aims to rejuvenate a struggling Milan side.Milan finished fifth in Serie A this season despite a massive injection of transfer funds in recent years.Emery himself is planning a busy summer, but has been held back in his pursuit of his top targets due to a modest transfer budget.The Arsenal boss has just £45m to spend and may be forced to offload players to raise further funds for signings.MORE: Hector Bellerin savages Tony Pulis and sends class message to former Arsenal teammate Serge GnabryMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Coral BarrySaturday 22 Jun 2019 12:26 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.2kSharescenter_img AC Milan ready to offer £31m for Arsenal star Lucas Torreira Advertisement Advertisementlast_img