According to Sky Sports, Ligue 1 team AS Monaco are keen to loan Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira until the end of the season.
The Uruguayan international is currently on loan at Atletico Madrid but has problems with the regular game minutes.
Torreira has played for Diego Simeone’s side in just 13 La Liga and Champions League games so far, but only two of those have started.
As his situation is unlikely to change, Arsenal are open to his moving elsewhere. Fiorentina and Cagliari are already in contact with the association.
However, Atletico would have to agree to cut its loan before another deal could be agreed.
The 24-year-old moved from Sampdoria to Arsenal for £ 26m in the summer of 2018 and has since played 89 games for them in all competitions.
He was used as Makeweight in a swap deal that saw Thomas Partey move to north London on a deal possibly worth £ 45million and he will now look to move elsewhere to play regularly for the remainder of the season.
Monaco are currently fourth in Ligue 1 after 21 games, with six points between them and leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
They are looking to join their squad this month to push for a title challenge in the second half of the season and Torreira could be a solid addition to their midfield.
With European football almost guaranteed for Monaco next season, they could try to sign Torreira permanently should he impress upon joining and it will be interesting to see how things develop in the days to come.
Although the Uruguay’s quality and skill are beyond doubt, he has not been able to establish himself as a key player at Arsenal.
A return at the end of the season could be in sight, but the Gunners would likely be open to taking advantage of him.
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