Lucas Torreira

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    United Pro Full Member

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    21 year old defensive midfielder from Sampdoria who has been incredible so far this season. He moved from Pescara at 19, like with Verrati and his play style is also of a similar ilk. A tough tackler, who's quick at interceptions and is also competent on the ball. He'll likely end up moving to a bigger club in the near future and I hope we make a move for him before the likes of Juventus or Napoli scoop him up.
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    giorno Full Member

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    He'd be perfect for either of the Milan clubs...Napoli are covered in that position and so are Juventus

    Roma is another club that might go for him. Expect one of those 3(plus juve because why not) to go for him in January
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    AndOr Hererra New Member

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    I brought up the idea of us signing him and Santiago Ascacibar in the newbie forums in January. Interesting to see that he's started the season in good form as has Ascacibar who's moved from Estudiantes LP in Argentina to Stuttgart and got MotM vs Dortmund on Friday. He's still just 20.

    Back to Torreira, he's been great every time i've seen him and it seems lots of other people are starting to take notice of him.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Rumors that he's off to Atletico in January!
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    YouOnlyLiveTwice Full Member

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    I made a thread about him last year, give me some credit! :(
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    giorno Full Member

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    Italian teams need to stop screwing around. The top talent has to stay in the league
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    A mix between Makelele, Gargano and Biglia. Great, great player!
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    That was a coup from Stuttgart. Was surprised they got him, he was highly rated in Argentina when he played for Estudiantes
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    he has a € 25 mln release clause and will leave next summer, according to his agent.
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    I wonder if either have a chance of gaining a place in thier respective teams for the World Cup then, just checked this Torreira whos Uruguyan no mentioned of any under 21/under 20s etc involvement which is strange... And Argentina have been crying out for a good midfielder since Veron or even Redondo
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    TheOrgazoid Banned

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    Well done, my old friend.
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    Yeah, if I remember correctly, weren't we briefly linked with him a few years ago when LVG was in charge?
    Sorry I didn't see that one!
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    Jacky Quacky made eight consecutive posts about Fellaini once

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    Torreira Pogba

    :drool::drool:

    Looks a fantastic player, what Herrera should be for us but isnt.
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    Marchisio, Khedira and Matuidi are all over 30 so I'm not so sure about that.

    Also, Torreira owned Khedira today.
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    Isn't he going to Atletico?
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    Macern SeARcHeS iMagEs oF fO0tbAlLeRs bAllSaCkS

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    Bought him with Man Utd in my first window in FM17. He had really good stats for a right back so I actually signed him with plans of moulding him to a Valencia replacement. Took one season before he was comfortable with playing there and he was just excellent. Eventually became my captain!
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    giorno Full Member

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    They have Pjanic and Bentancour, and Matuidi and Khedira are 30, not over 30. Torreira is more of the same type as Bentancour anyways

    They're still going for him anyways, because why not
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    Was a great Team of the Season player last year on FIFA, must be good.
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    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Looks like this ship has sailed but we should be in the market for a young DM to come in and share the role with Matic in preperation to take over.


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    He's Uruguyan isn't he?

    Got him coming through, Bentancur who's already playing a bit at Juve, Valverde who Real Madrid have signed and loaned to Depor and Nandez who's a pretty tidy player at Boca and will be in europe soon.

    Uruguay just need a decent striker or two to develop post Suarez-Cavani and they've got another formidable team in the making.
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    AndOr Hererra New Member

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    I agree, i dont watch much Argentinian football but the numbers he was racking up in that league were sensational especially for an 18-19 year old

    Back to Torreira, i tried to get a close look at him when we played Sampdoria in preseason.. he was as good as you could expect really for a preaseason match against a far greater team. It seems this season hes improved his offensive game and im intrigued to see where he goes from here
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    Bit naff at the back arent they?
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    Looks like a good player but he looks like a red card/broken leg (himself or opponent) waiting to happen. He lunges into everything. The sort of thing you love as a supporter but perhaps not so much as a manager :lol:
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    he actually reminds me bit of roy keane?
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    Heard he was Atletico bound but could be wrong.
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    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    How good is he on the ball? Verratti, Pirlo level?
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    Godin and Gimenez are not too shaby, though Godin might be too old by the time Torreira/Bentancur hit their prime.
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    impressive.

    full of energy, good tackler, seems to have that verratti guile, and not a scrub with the ball
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    Forgot about Giminez..was thinking more about Coates
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    giorno Full Member

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    No, not even close. He's good. Just good. Great shot too
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    Impulse Full Member

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    Isn't Lemos supposed to be pretty good?
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    Yeah they lack numbers there but still got Jose Gimenez who's still only 22 although his progress seems to have stalled a bit at Atletico. Godin could always go on to 35-36 aswell.
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    RedRevongge Full Member

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    If this is true it has to be worth the risk. I mean, I don't know who he is but if he is as good as some people on here are saying then €25 million for a play of his age is nothing in today's game. It would be hardly a financial risk at all
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    Amadaeus Ooh, rock me!

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    Arsenal has been linked with him. From what I have seen, he would provide, great cover for Matic, incase Fellaini and Blind leaves. He might even displace Matic.
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    damageinc. New Member

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    I think that with Jorginho to City he will be a Napoli player.
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    Amadaeus Ooh, rock me!

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    That is unfortunate. He has that explosive attitude about him and seems technically gifted on the ball.
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    Sanche7 Full Member

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    Wow, that's some praise!
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    Napoli are being linked with Paredes
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    Santi_Mesut_Alexis_87 New Member

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    He plays as DM, but he has an eye for a pass.
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    Igor Drefljak Definitely Russian

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    Great on FM for the last few games.
    Never seen him play.

    Would sign though, a bit like Dalot, a young lad with a potential big future, and if he has a 25m buyout, thats a bargain in todays market, even without seeing him! :lol: