Lucas Torreira returns to Arsenal training ahead of Newcastle Premier League clash

Lucas Torreira returns to Arsenal training ahead of Newcastle Premier League clash

- Lucas Torreira trains with Arsenal teammates ahead of Newcastle clash

- He was said to have suffered a knock during his side's win over Mexico last weekend

- The Gunners travel to St James Park for their EPL match day five encounter

Uruguay star Lucas Torreira has handed Arsenal manager a boost after returning to the club's training at London Colney.

The 22-year-old featured for his national team in their 4-1 victory over Mexico on Saturday.

His early substitution from the game raised concerns among Gunners fans who think he might not be available for their Premier League clash against Newcastle United.

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The former Sampdoria star was however sighted at an ice pack in Texas according to the Sun.

The Standard also reported that the midfielder has recovered quickly and added that he will be available for this weekend's clash at St James' Park.

Since he arrived at the Emirates Stadium this summer, he has not started any of their last four games and this weekend might not be an exception.

Emery has been satisfied with the combination of Matteo Guendouzi and Granit Xhaka in the middle of the park with the Uruguay star coming in later in the game.

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However, Guendouzi believes that his impressive pre-season gave him the platform to start the season well.

The 19-year-old said: "I think it weighed in the balance and it gave me the opportunity to start the league games.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Arsenal completed the signing of Uruguay international Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria.

The 22-year-old becomes the Gunners’ fourth arrival since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger as head coach in May.

He was reported to have been signed in a fee of £27 million and follows the trio of Stephan Lichtsteiner, Bernd Leno and Sokratis Papastathopoulos who earlier completed a switch the north London side this summer.

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Source: Legit.ng

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