The 22-year-old is now away with the Uruguay national team in preparation for the World Cup but it seems that the Gunners are already on the case.
Sampdoria sporting director Carlo Osti told Italian broadcaster Rai Sport earlier this week: "Torreira has a €25m (£22m) release clause, everyone knows that".
According to the same story, the clause now stands at €25m and Arsenal would have to meet that figure to force Sampdoria to sell the midfielder.
GETTYArsenal transfer news Lucas Torreira is understood to be Unai Emery's top target
However, the Italian publication suggests that any proposed deal is being complicated by Torreira's agent as he's reportedly demanding hefty fees to negotiate the transfer to north London.
Jones mentioned the recent free signing of Stephan Lichtsteiner and an agreed deal to sign defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund, said to cost around £16 million, which will be confirmed in July.
The Uruguayan prospect will feature for his country in the World Cup later this week, having been named in the 23-man squad and will be hoping to appear in La Celeste's opening game against Egypt this Friday. The Greek is due to sign a three-year contract with the Gunners with an announcement expected at the end of the month.
Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson are already engaged Ariana and SNL comedian Pete began dating earlier this year, although it's believed that they have known each other since 2016. Shortly after news of the rumoured engagement broke, Ariana shared a flurry of cryptic tweets relating to someone she loves.
Nirav Modi seeks political asylum in UK, ED seeks extradition It recently announced a $32 billion recapitalization plan to help them clean up their books ahead of the general election in 2019. The losses were largely because it had to set aside funds to pay the other banks for the illegal guarantees issued in the scam.
Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Aletta is expected to become a remnant by late Monday, the NHC said in an early-morning advisory . Forecasters said the storm could strengthen a bit more before a slow weakening trend started Tuesday.
Trump met with Kim on Tuesday and became the first sitting U.S. president to give an audience to a North Korean leader. Some supporters have said he could win the Nobel Peace Prize. "And it will put the next meeting in jeopardy".
He said the current version of Autopilot was most focused on safety, while the August update would introduce more autonomy. The role of Autopilot in some accidents involving Tesla vehicles has raised some controversies about the technology.
The goal of the main character is not yet clear, but he appears to be saving other folks who were trapped by unknown creatures. E3 2018 coverage at Giant Bomb : Still more commentary and news from E3, from our colleagues at Giant Bomb.
Vishwaroopam 2 also marks Kamal Haasan's 59th year in the industry, a record not many of his peers have achieved so far . He once again plays an Indian spy agent, whose sole objective is to save the country from a terrorist attack.
For those of you who do not understand, there are no bathrooms in most of the Resident Evil games till Resident Evil 4 . Story-wise, we do see quite a few familiar faces and locations in the Resident Evil 2 remake trailer.
We will not be completely rain free, but more of us than not should be able to get out and get some outdoor chores taken care of. The heaviest rains stayed south of the area overnight, but triggered flash flooding at Philadelphia's Frankford Creek.
Lara can also craft molotov cocktails, similar to the makeshift grenades she learned to make in Rise of the Tomb Raider . Square Enix recently wrapped its press conference at E3 and one title emerged the victor: Shadow of the Tomb Raider .
We still don't know when the game will release, but we definitely can not wait to see more from Death Stranding , so stay tuned. Since the first trailer was shown at E3 2016, fans of Kojima have questioned what exactly " Death Stranding " is about.
Trump said he had formed a "very special bond" with Kim and that relationship with North Korea would be very different. Scaramucci didn't say anything about her word choice, instead praising Trump for being a "disruptive risk-taker".
Add in the tight schedule of three championship races in five weeks, and it's the most challenging of tasks for any horse . He had every reason to be thrilled that he had won the Triple Crown along with a legendary horse . "He's so gifted.
NYCFC (8-3-4, 28 points) now sit second in the Eastern Conference standings, two points behind Atlanta United. After Guardiola became Barcelona's coach, he brought Torrent with him and they enjoyed great success.
Uber wants to use AI to identify drunk passengers
Numerous police reports and court documents involved passengers who were inebriated or drinking before getting into an Uber. Uber wants to know when you've had a few too many drinks, and it's turning to artificial intelligence for answers.
Ariana Grande Says She 'Cried 10 Hundred Times' While
Just yesterday Grande shared an Instagram Story video of herself and a heavily tattooed man roasting marshmallows over the fire . Everybody is different and there are a lot of treatments for mental illnesses and I have done/am doing all of them.
Jean-Pierre Bemba: Congo warlord's conviction overturned
Bemba had appealed an 18-year sentence handed to him in June 2016 for crimes committed in the Central African Republic. Congo government spokesman Lambert Mende said that Bemba had the right to return home if released, Reuters reported.
Fallout 76 - All the Fallout 76 Trailers in One Spot
Sadly, Todd Howard did not provide an update on the price (Price Update: $200) and when this edition will be up for pre-orders. It's is fun enough, but play it long enough and the same trappings you see in other free-to-play games will become apparent.
Super Eagles off to Russian Federation
The players are all in good form and ready for the tournament, " Patrick said to NAIJ.com. Ahmed Musa simply announced on his handle that the Super Eagles were "off to Russia".
Trump and Kim shake hands ahead of historic meeting
The meetings also served as an ice breaker of sorts as the teams worked to get better acquainted after decades of minimal U.S. Pompeo, who led the outreach as Central Intelligence Agency director, traveled twice to North Korea for preliminary talks.
Ubisoft Shares New Screenshots For Tom Clancy's The Division 2
While there will be tons of content available on day one, The Division 2 is committed to continually offering new content updates. The Division 2 will be set in Washington, DC., a predictable but welcomed change from the snowy New York City streets.
IPhone XI Plus and iPhone 9 schematics leaked
The report also suggests that the company has also ditched the most sought full feature 3D Touch in "budget" 6.1-inch iPhone. As for the design of the iPhone XI Plus, it looks more or less identical to the iPhone X, complete with a notch at the top.
Luka Doncic won't withdraw from NBA Draft, report says
Luka Doncic will not withdraw his name from the 2018 National Basketball Association draft early-entry list, a source told ESPN. Doncic would give the franchise a foundation and perhaps more of a "sure thing" than their two lottery picks could provide.
Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un
Trump has downplayed what will come from the meeting, and told reporters last week that it is likely to be just the start. Trump said he had formed a "very special bond" with Kim and that relationship with North Korea would be very different.