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Emery gives injury update after star spotted wearing ice pack

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Unai Emery says he hopes Lucas Torreira will be okay for Sunday, but it was safer to take him off early against FC Vorskla.

Arsenal fans spot Lucas Torreira doing something hilarious in team photo

Lucas Torreira may not have started a game for Arsenal since arriving in the summer, but the Uruguayan is already a big favourite with Arsenal fans.

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew and Helen talk through a happy away day in Newcastle, surprising left foot finishes,...

Arsenal early team news: Torreira will start on Thursday

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Lucas Torreira will get his first Arsenal start on Thursday when FC Vorskla Poltava arrive in town.

Analysing why Unai Emery is starting Matteo Guendouzi and not Lucas...

LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal chases the ball during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on August 18, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira was Arsenal’s most expensive signing of the summer. When on the pitch, he has been objectively and subjectively one of the best players on the pitch. So why has he yet to start a match under Unai Emery?

6 questions for Unai Emery to answer

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on September 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)
Modern football loves nothing better than a snap judgement – with players and managers written off or over-hyped on a tiny window of evidence. At Arsenal this season, people are bound to be rushing to a conclusion about the Unai Emery era after the departure of Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal manager picks out 3 stars for praise

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 15: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal looks on ahead of the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Arsenal FC at St. James Park on September 15, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
Arsenal picked up their second away win of the season when they beat Newcastle United 2-1 on Saturday at St. James' Park.

Study shows Lucas Torreira was better value for money than Cristiano...

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira (R) vies for the ball with Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 30, 2018. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)
Lucas Torreira was better value for money than Cristiano Ronaldo, according to a study by the CIES Football Observatory.

Picture: Lucas Torreira snapped in training with Arsenal after injury scare

Lucas Torreira is back in training with Arsenal after an injury scare on international duty, based on a photo posted by head coach Unai Emery.

Great news about Lucas Torreria’s injury ahead of Newcastle game

Arsenal fans can breathe a sigh of relief after it was revealed that Lucas Torreira was substituted at half-time against Mexico as a precaution.

Lucas Torreira injured

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 07: Martin Caceres #22 of Uruguay argues with referee Ismael Elfath after a penaltyb kick was given to Mexico in the first half during the International Friendly match between Mexico and Uruguay at NRG Stadium on September 7, 2018 in Houston, United States. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)
Just as it looked as if Lucas Torreira might return from this international break as an Arsenal starter, the Uruguayan picked up a knock while playing for his country.

Goals galore: Arsenal stars shine for their countries on international break...

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At the mid-way point of the international break, things are going very well for Arsenal's stars with their countries.

This is why Arsenal fans want Lucas Torreira to start

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Arriving in the summer after an impressive World Cup, Lucas Torreira has yet to start a Premier League game for Arsenal.

What we’ve learned from Arsenal’s first 4 games

CARDIFF, WALES - SEPTEMBER 02: Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal is faced by Junior Hoilett of Cardiff City during the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Arsenal FC at Cardiff City Stadium on September 2, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
The season has barely got started and instead of talking about round five of the Premier League, we’re twiddling our thumbs and talking about an international tournament nobody cares about or wants.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking conquering Cardiff, Xhaka/Mustafi axis, Lacazette love, Torreira...

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Video: Cech shows his class in touching moment with supporters after...

Arsenal's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech gestures on the pitch after the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. Arsenal won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL
Petr Cech showed his class after Arsenal's victory over Cardiff City, first gifting his gloves to young supporters in the crowd, then making sure other stars did the same with their shirts.

This stat proves what Arsenal's best central midfield pairing is

Arsenal battled hard to win 3-2 against Cardiff City on Sunday, but it's starting to become apparent the central midfield pairing starting matches aren't getting results.

Lacazette and Aubameyang to finally start together: Predicted XI vs Cardiff...

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Arsenal face Cardiff City away in their fourth game of the 2018/19 Premier League season, with Unai Emery's side looking to build on their first win against West Ham United last weekend.

Defeat to Manchester City highlighted Arsenal's best midfield trio

Losing matches is just something you have to deal with in football, but defeat to Manchester City helped to give us some insight about who should play in Arsenal's midfield trio.

Arsenal's transfer window: 5 in 18 out - How much did...

In terms of arrivals, the summer window is shut for English clubs but they can still sell players until the end of the month.

Arsenal-Lazio squad update: 2 youngsters and at least 1 new signing...

Eddie Nketiah and Reiss Nelson are both in the squad to face Lazio in Stockholm on Saturday night, in Arsenal's final pre-season friendly before the real football begins next weekend.

New Arsenal signing snapped travelling to London

Lucas Torreira is on his way to London, ahead of pre-season training starting on Monday, and he posted a picture on Instagram to show his journey is underway.

New Arsenal signing branded second strongest in Europe

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira (R) vies for the ball with Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 30, 2018. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)
Lucas Torreira's former coach Marcello Donatelli claims the Uruguayan is one of the most intelligent players in Europe, from a tactical standpoint.

Rated: Arsenal's 10 players in this summer's World Cup

KALININGRAD, RUSSIA - JUNE 22: Granit Xhaka of Switzerland celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Serbia and Switzerland at Kaliningrad Stadium on June 22, 2018 in Kaliningrad, Russia. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
This summer, Arsenal had 10 players participating in the World Cup, if you include new signing Lucas Torreira, so let's take a look at how they all got on.

Arsenal star named in World Cup team of the tournament

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira (R) vies for the ball with Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Uruguay and Portugal at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 30, 2018. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)
Lucas Torreira has been named in the Guardian's World Cup team of the tournament, as the competition comes to an end today.

New Arsenal signing sends emotional message to former club

Lucas Torreira has posted an emotional farewell to the Sampdoria fans on social media, after completing his move to Arsenal earlier this month.

Arsenal deal named 2nd most exciting ahead of new season

Arsenal’s deal for Lucas Torreira has been named as one of the 10 most exciting transfers this summer ahead of the new season, coming in at number two behind the uninspired choice of Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City at number one.

Torreira confirms Unai Emery sealed Uruguayan's Arsenal move with a personal...

Lucas Torreira has spoken out on the moment Unai Emery got on phone to convince him to join Arsenal, and his pride at becoming the first Uruguayan to play for the club.

Lucas Torreira confirms whether he'll be back in time for Manchester...

Lucas Torreira has confirmed he'll return to Arsenal at the end of the month, after some supporters were concerned he wouldn't make it back in time for the start of the Premier League.

Official: Torreira Arsenal shirt number leaked as Sampdoria confirm transfer

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira attends a presse conference on July 5, 2018 at the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on the eve of their Russia 2018 World Cup quarter final football match against France. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
Sampdoria have announced that they have sold Lucas Torreira to Arsenal.

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3 medicals take place at Arsenal

Arsenal’s medical staff had a busy day at London Colney on Monday with three medicals seemingly taking place.

Lucas Torreira admits he ‘can’t waste big’ Arsenal opportunity

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira attends a presse conference on July 5, 2018 at the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on the eve of their Russia 2018 World Cup quarter final football match against France. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
Lucas Torreira has told the media that the chance to join Arsenal is one that he 'couldn’t waste'.

Details emerge of Torreira's deal with Arsenal: Transfer fee, contract length,...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Details are starting to emerge about the specifics of Lucas Torreira's deal with Arsenal, which is due to be confirmed this week.

Lucas Torreira heads straight to Arsenal before returning to Uruguay

Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira attends a presse conference on July 5, 2018 at the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on the eve of their Russia 2018 World Cup quarter final football match against France. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)
Lucas Torreira is heading straight to Arsenal for a medical before returning to his home country for a holiday following his World Cup exploits.

Arsenal left with just 2 things to do in this window

France's forward Antoine Griezmann (L) vies with Uruguay's midfielder Lucas Torreira during the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Uruguay and France at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on July 6, 2018. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)
With the signing of Lucas Torreira, Arsenal will finish their senior team recruitment however they will also look to bring in a youth player before the window closes.

Exciting Arsenal target provides major transfer update: Medical imminent

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira admits Arsenal wanted him to do a medical in Russia, but he decided against it, preferring to focus on Uruguay until the World Cup was over.

'As good as a fact': Lucas Torreira's father speaks out over...

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira's father has once again been speaking to the media about his son's potential move to Arsenal, and he's starting to make it sound like a done deal.

Major update on Torreira to Arsenal as his father confirms timing...

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira's father says his son will have a medical in London after the World Cup, as the Uruguayan's transfer to Arsenal looks more and more certain to happen.

The 3 clubs set to benefit financially from Lucas Torreira joining...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Sampdoria aren't the only club set to profit if-and-when Lucas Torreira joins Arsenal from the Serie A side, with two more of the player's former clubs also preparing to cash in.

Gary Neville speaks out about 'imminent' Arsenal signing

Gary Neville had a lot of praise for Uruguay after their win over Portugal this weekend, and particularly for rumoured Arsenal signing Lucas Torreira.

Arsenal to finalise another signing in the next 7 days

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Arsenal will finalise the signing of Lucas Torreira in the coming week, according to reports, with the announcement to come when Uruguay conclude their World Cup campaign.

Arsenal star's contract talks 'progressing positively': Excited to work with Unai...

Arsenal's Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey scores their third goal with this flick during the UEFA Europa League first leg quarter-final football match between Arsenal and CSKA Moscow at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / IKIMAGES / Ian KINGTON
Aaron Ramsey's contract talks are progressing positively, as Unai Emery looks to finalise his midfield for the coming campaign, according to reports.

Love Arsenal? Podcast talking Jack Wilshere's departure, Bernd Leno, freebies &...

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In this edition of the Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast, Matthew is back to talk about Jack's goodbye, hello to Bernd Leno (and maybe Lucas Torreira), and hello again to another Lucas. He also talks freebies, Albanian Eagles and a VAR-tastic World Cup.

£26.1m: Serie A sporting director confirms player will leave for Arsenal

Sampdoria’s sporting director told Sky Italia on Monday night that Lucas Torreira has ‘left’ the Serie A side, with the player expected to join Arsenal.

23-year-old's agent gives transfer update after confirming Arsenal talks

Celta Vigo's Slovak midfielder Stanislav Lobotka runs with the ball during the Spanish league football match between Celta de Vigo and Valencia at the Balaidos stadium in Vigo, on April 21, 2018. - The match finished with a 1-1 draw. (Photo by MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP)
Stanislav Lobotka's agent has told Spanish media that he's spoken to Arsenal about his client, but doesn't expect a transfer, due to the club's pursuit of Lucas Torreira.

SSN reporter: 2 Arsenal transfers 'imminent', interest in 1 more

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh Sheth has told their transfer podcast that two Arsenal transfer deals will be done in the near future, with another one potentially to come.

Lucas Torreira: A midfielder ready to shine at Arsenal

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Unai Emery has taken the reigns from Arsene Wenger for little more than a month but has wasted no time in a big shakeup at the Emirates.

Lucas Torreira finally breaks his silence on ‘most important’ Arsenal

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Sampdoria’s midfielder, Lucas Torreira, has said he doesn’t know if he’s going to Arsenal this summer despite the media being convinced the deal is all but done.

Journalist who called Leno transfer confirms Arsenal's next target after Sokratis...

Spanish journalist Kike Marin, who is building up a great reputation for Arsenal news, claims that Unai Emery wants Ever Banega, with Lucas Torreira practically signed.

Club president confirms 22-year-old has signed for Arsenal for €30m

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
On Italian TV on Tuesday night, Sampdoria's president, Massimo Ferrero, let slip that midfielder, Lucas Torreira, will be joining Arsenal for €30m despite his release clause only being €26m.

Fourth Arsenal signing 'all but done' with Leno and Sokratis deals...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Arsenal are edging closer to announcing their second, third and fourth major signings of the transfer window in the coming weeks, according to various reports.

27-year-old finally receives Arsenal contract offer

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Aaron Ramsey of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Europa League quarter final leg one match between Arsenal FC and CSKA Moskva at Emirates Stadium on April 5, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
Fans will be delighted to hear that Arsenal have offered Aaron Ramsey a new deal.

Medical ‘this week’ as Arsenal seal deal for Unai Emery’s 2nd...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira will undergo a medical ‘this week’ ahead of completing a move from Sampdoria to Arsenal.

Arsenal medical staff arrive in Russia to complete transfer

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Arsenal’s medical staff have reportedly arrived in Russia to complete the signing of Uruguay’s defensive midfielder, Lucas Torreira.

Wages, fee, contract length: Details emerge of midfielder's imminent transfer to...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
As Lucas Torreira's move to Arsenal from Sampdoria edges closer, we're starting to get more details about what exactly the deal involves.

Arsenal to arrange £26m man’s medical in Russia to complete deal...

VERONA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 20: Lucas Torreira of UC Sampdoria looks on during the Serie A match between Hellas Verona FC and UC Sampdoria at Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi on September 20, 2017 in Verona, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Arsenal will apparently ‘rush’ Lucas Torreira’s medical through in Russia as they want to avoid his price rising with a good World Cup showing.

Mexican side could help Arsenal land £20m-star & £26m deal imminent

WOLFSBURG, GERMANY - MARCH 03: Goalkeeper Bernd Leno of Leverkusen looks on during the Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Bayer 04 Leverkusen at Volkswagen Arena on March 3, 2018 in Wolfsburg, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Kern/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Arsenal are still in talks with Bayer Leverkusen over the transfer of Bernd Leno which would see the Gunners have to shell out at least £20m for the shotstopper.

Arsenal need to pay for £22m midfielder in instalments as negotiations...

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Arsenal are still in negotiations to sign Lucas Torreira but due to their limited transfer budget this summer, they need to arrange an instalment plan with Sampdoria.

Uruguayan midfield star edges closer to an Arsenal move

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Lucas Torreira is slowly edging closer to an Arsenal move, according to various reports on the situation in the last 24 hours.

Arsenal agree fee with Serie A club to sign promising midfielder

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Arsenal have a preliminary agreement with Sampdoria to sign Lucas Torreira, as they're willing to pay his €25m release clause, but agent fees complicate matters, according to reports.

Arsenal make contact with talented £21.9m Raul Sanllehi target

BARCELONA, SPAIN - APRIL 07: Ousmane Dembele of FC Barcelona looks on during the La Liga match between Barcelona and Leganes at Camp Nou on April 7, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images)
Arsenal are considering a move for Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira this summer, according to reports in Italy.