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Father confident Arsenal plans will help Torreira settle quickly

The father of Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira says he's happy with the way Arsenal have prepared for his arrival.

Many players - especially from South America - have tried and failed to adapt to English football and Torreira's father is well aware of the challenges his son will face.

But Ricardo Torreira, while speaking to Teledoce, insists that he and the player's representatives will be doing all they can to help the 22-year-old settle.

“There will be people that will accompany him," said Ricardo. “He won't be alone. It's a big change [going to England] and we don't want to think about it yet because we're scared.

“The truth is it's tough to manage the language, adapt to the [London] society and customs and at the same time not lose ours.

"But there's a whole program getting readied for Lucas."

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