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Lucas Torreira is heading straight to Arsenal for a medical before returning to his home country for a holiday following his World Cup exploits.
The midfielder, who shone at the World Cup, did not travel back from Russia with his teammates.
Instead, he travelled on to Moscow before heading to north London.twitter
Tweet says: “My #AFC friends be ready because Lucas Torreira travels to London for his medical checkup and contract. It is expected that he is coming to Uruguay on Thursday. So the arrival in England will be imminent.” pic.twitter.com/KBKngIebWe
— Arsènic™ (@MrArsenicTM) July 7, 2018
Torreira’s friend, Lucas, also suggested the player was heading to London:
The statement says, via Google translate which brings it’s own level of banter, “Return from Nizhny Novgorod to Montevideo
“It is reported that on the morning of Sunday, July 8, the Uruguayan delegation participating in the 2018 World Cup Russia will return to Uruguay in a charter flight that will depart at 4:00 pm (10:00 am) from Nizhny Novgorod directly to Montevideo.