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Arsenal should sell Torreira if asking price is right, says Charlie Nicholas

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The legendary Arsenal striker says that the club should sell Lucas Torreira if any club is willing to meet the player’s asking price.

Uruguay international, Lucas Torreira caused quite a stir when he said that he wouldn’t mind leaving England.

Like many South American players in the past, Lucas Torreira is also not a huge fan of the English weather. This could perhaps become one of the main reasons why Torreira decides to leave the club.

And the club’s former striker, Charlie Nicholas suggests that if a player wants to leave, the best solution is to let him. However, Nicholas says that the price should be right. The young midfielder has been a huge hit ever since he arrived from Italian Serie A outfit, Sampdoria.

Nonetheless, Torreira is apparently keen on leaving the club.

The youngster has already admitted a preference towards Italian football.

“I don’t know if there are many things that I enjoy [in England],” Torreira told reporters.

“I think it was better in Italy. England is a totally different world, a very large country.

“The language [barrier] has stopped me, to be able to relate with my team-mates and with the people. It is very difficult when you can’t have dialogue.

“And so is the climate. You go out in the morning and it is cloudy, you arrive late to your home and it is cloudy.

“It is strange a little bit, the sun, the more of us that we are here and we are accustomed to having always or almost always the sun.

“But as the years pass, I’m going to be adapting.”

While speaking to Daily Star, Nicholas said that he is hoping that his former club signs the right players soon.

“If you can get the right offer and move Ozil out, Mkhitaryan can go, I want to keep obviously [Pierre-Emerick] Aubameyang and [Alexandre] Lacazette and give youngsters an opportunity here.

“Torreira’s another one who seems to be interested in going back to Italy – if you get the right money, take it.

“But come on, start moving on.

“I’m going to wake up in the next couple of weeks and hopefully over those periods of time Arsenal have signed two or three players defensively.”