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Lucas Torreira: NO CHANCE of Arsenal stay

Lucas Torreira can't see himself staying with Arsenal.

The Gunners midfielder spent last season on-loan at Fiorentina.

Speaking to El Telegrafo, he said: “There is no chance. From the beginning they told me that I didn't have a place, so I don't want to stay either because I suffered a lot, it cost me a lot to adapt and my idea is to go to Italy or Spain.

“What I wanted was to stay at Fiorentina, but it didn't happen for various reasons, so we'll look for a new direction."

When asked about a potential move to Boca Juniors, with the Argentine side having been linked with a potential switch, Torreira replied: “Boca is very difficult.

“It was difficult after what happened to my mother and I really wanted to go there, then I had a very good season and I have one year left on my contract with Arsenal.

“Any team that wants me has to buy me, which would be around €15m, so that's why I see it as difficult, although I never lose hope. I feel a lot of love for that club and at some point I would like to play there."

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