Serie A club Napoli have reportedly ended talks with Sampdoria midfielder Lucas Torreira, following excessive wage demands from the player's agent.
The 22-year-old scored 4 goals and created one assist in 36 appearances for the Italian club, who finished in mid-table last season. His strengths are largely defensive, with a strong ability to intercept opposition passes, break-up play and complete long, accurate passes.
Gazzetta dello Sport quoting arenapoli claim that Lucas Torreira to Napoli is off due to his high demands. Also the player is preferring a move to England. #afc— LTArsenal™ (@ltarsenal) June 10, 2018
According to Football Italia, Gli Azzurri had agreed to pay the €25 million release clause for the Uruguayan international and were in advanced stages of contract negotiations, when Arsenal made a competing bid.