The former Sampdoria midfielder has been one of the first names on the team sheet under Unai Emery. He is yet to replicate the performances he produced in Italy last season, but it is safe to say that the Uruguayan's debut season in the Premier League has been a success.
Now, looking at how well he's settled in at the Gunners, there is really no reason for the midfielder to seek a move, but his father has claimed that he could very well move back to Italy – the place where he grew up.
"It’s true, Lucas was very close to Napoli. There were negotiations with Napoli, but something strange happened, and you know in the transfer market things can change from one moment to the next," Ricardo Torreira told Radio Marte, as quoted by Football Italia.
"Negotiations are long and complicated processes, so it can happen that they don’t go the way we expected.
"Obviously, Lucas is very fond of Italian football, where he grew up, and might return to Italy in future.