By Adam Shergold for MailOnline
Published: 07:16 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 07:17 BST, 25 September 2020
Atletico Madrid 'are close to signing Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira on a season-long loan' - but Thomas Partey isn't part of the negotiations.
The Uruguayan's game time became more limited once Mikel Arteta replaced Unai Emery as Gunners boss last season and he hasn't featured so far in this campaign.
But Atletico manager Diego Simeone admires the 24-year-old and is working on an arrangement to take him for the season.
Lucas Torreira (left) 'is close to joining Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan' from Arsenal