Sampdoria president Massimo Ferrero has confirmed that midfielder Lucas Torreira is set to join Arsenal in a €30 million deal.
Arsenal have been in talks to sign the Uruguay international, although the deal is dragging out with the player competing at the World Cup in Russia.
But Ferrero said live on Sportitalia on Tuesday that Sampdoria have accepted an offer for the holding midfielder.
"Torreira's gone for €30m," Ferrero said. "I bought him from Pescara when nobody believed in him....