Arsenal are set for a fight to keep midfielder Lucas Torreira at the Emirates Stadium with new AC Milan manager Marco Giampaolo keen to bring the Uruguayan back to Italy.
Torreira has been rumoured to be keen on a move away from north London since the close of the season after struggling to adapt to life in the Premier League but with the 23-year-old contracted until 2023, the Gunners remain in a strong position.
Giampaolo's appointment has added fuel to the already lit fire that the diminutive midfielder may make a move back to Serie A, the league he only left a year ago.
The 51-year-old became the head coach at Milan following his departure from Sampdoria, the former employers of Torreira, and t
With a widely speculated much decreased transfer budget available to the Gunners, a loan deal could look to be the worst possible option available for both parties as any respectable offer from the Italian giants could well force the hand of Unai Emery and co. in north London.