Lucas Torreira’s agent has played down suggestions his client wants to leave Arsenal but admits he is ‘no longer at ease’ because of his new position under Unai Emery.
Uruguay midfield Torreira joined the Gunners from Sampdoria last year and became an instant hit at the Emirates with his combative style and energetic performances.
The 23-year-old has been forced to adopt a more advanced position under Emery this season, however, and his agent admits this is causing problems.
But Torreira’s representative insists he has never contacted Arsenal to discuss a transfer move, amid reports the midfielder is keen to leave north London.
‘I must say that the change of role has hurt him,’ agent Pablo Bentancur told Calciomercato. ‘He’s no longer at ease and we hope that things can change.’
Asked whether Torreira could leave Arsenal next summer if things do not…