Tag: Uruguay

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JULY 21: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park on July 21, 2020 in Birmingham, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Rui Vieira/Pool via Getty Images)

Why Lucas Torreira is in Madrid

With Bukayo Saka's return this week, Arsenal are waiting for just two senior players to make their comebacks, and the most bemusing one is Lucas Torreira.
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal arrives at the stadium prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Lucas Torreira’s mother dies from Covid

Lucas Torreira has returned home to Uruguay to be with his family after his mother was admitted to intensive care with Covid-19.
Lucas Torreira with Uruguay (Photo via Instagram)

Lucas Torreira impresses against Argentina and plays fantastic pass in build-up to goal

Lucas Torreira caught the eye with a strong performance for Uruguay against Argentina on Monday, getting involved impressively in the opening goal.
Ivory Coast's forward Nicolas Pepe (L) kicks the ball during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) Round of 16 football match between Ivory Coast and Mali at the Suez Stadium in the north-eastern Egyptian city on July 8, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP / Getty Images)

Full chronological international fixture schedule for Arsenal players over the break

A number of the Arsenal squad have headed out on international duty over the current break, so let's have our usual look at when they'll all be in action.
Gabon's forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrives for a training session in Libreville on January 20, 2017 during the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations football tournament in Gabon. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS

Full fixture schedule for Arsenal's 9 senior international call-ups

The international break is underway again, so let's take a look at the Arsenal players set to be involved for their countries.

Arsenal midfielder forced to miss second international match with injury

Lucas Torreira missed Uruguay's second match of the international break against the USA on Wednesday morning, after picking up a knock in their opening game victory over Costa Rica.

Senior Arsenal midfielder requests substitution on international duty after injury

Lucas Torreira requested to come off just before half-time against Costa Rica on Saturday morning, after picking up a knock.
Japan's Shoya Nakajima(R) is challenged by Uruguay's Lucas Torreira during the Copa America football tournament Group C match at the Gremio Arena Stadium in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on June 20, 2019. (Photo by Carl DE SOUZA / AFP)

Lucas Torreira sets up Luis Suarez with lovely backheel flick

Lucas Torreira showed off some silky skills for his country at the Copa America as Uruguay drew 2-2 with Japan.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 19: Lucas Torreira of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Emirates Stadium on January 19, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal star named in national squad for China Cup this month

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has been named in the Uruguay squad for the China Cup later this month, which they'll take part in along with three other national teams.
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)

Match preview: Brazil vs Uruguay at the Emirates Stadium

Brazil face Uruguay at the Emirates Stadium on Friday night, with a myriad of top-class talents expected to feature for both sides.

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.
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)

Lucas Torreira injured

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.
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)

Exciting Arsenal target provides major transfer update: Medical imminent

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.
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)

Major update on Torreira to Arsenal as his father confirms timing of medical

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.
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 to finalise another signing in the next 7 days

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 doesn't deny mental problem

by Lewis Ambrose On their way to lifting the Copa América in the summer Chile had a fiery encounter with Uruguay in the quarter-finals. Edinson Cavani was...

Arsenal forward expected to take kicking 'like a man'

by Nia Griffiths After Alexis Sanchez complained about being kicked about in Chile's win over Uruguay, it's been said that he should learn to just take...

Alexis frustrated but Chile overcome Uruguay on controversial night

by Lewis Ambrose Chile are through to the semi-finals of the Copa América after beating Uruguay 1-0 on a hot-tempered evening in Santiago. The host nation...

Chile boss talks about Alexis ahead of quarter-final

by Lewis Ambrose After a group stage which was low on high-quality football, Chile have emerged as one of the strong favourites to win the...