Lucas Torreira a Uruguay international’s father Ricardo has described his son’s impending move to Arsenal as ‘scary’ but insists the midfielder has a good support system in place.
“There will be people that will accompany him, he won’t be alone. It’s a big change going to England and we don’t want to think about it yet because we are scared”, Ricardo told Teledoce via Goal, a television station in Uruguay.
The 22-year old’s father admits he has some concerns over Torreira’s ability to adapt life in the Premier League when he links up with Arsenal.
Ricardo says his son will find it hard to learn a new language and culture in London but revealed his camp have prepared a programme to help him adjust to his new surroundings.
“The truth is it’s tough to manage the language, adapt to the London society and customs and at the same time not lose ours. But there is a whole programme getting ready for Lucas”, he added.
Lucas Torreira is currently with his country Uruguay at the World Cup where they are preparing to face France in the quarter-finals this Friday 6 July 2018.
Torreira is set to complete a 25million move from Italian side Samdoria to Arsenal this week as he becomes the fourth Gunners signing under the new boss Unai Emery.
The midfielder’s arrival at Arsenal will follow the sign of Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund, Bernd Leno from Bayer Leverkusen and Stephan Lichtsteiner following his release from Juventus.
source: Beatrice Ehwieda/pinkfmonlinegh.com