Torreira had postponed a decision on his future until after the World Cup and following Uruguay's exit from the competition, the deal has progressed.
Lucas Torreira will fly to London today to complete his Arsenal transfer, according to reports in Uruguay.
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"Arsenal offered to do the medical examinations in Russian Federation but we decided against it because we felt it's inconvenient, it is not the right time", Torrira's father said to Fox Sports Argentina.
The Uruguay worldwide is now preparing to take on France in Friday's World Cup quarter-final.
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The Gunners did offer the player to undergo a medical in Russian Federation, but the player rejected as he wanted to commit wholly on national duty.
The Sampdoria midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium and is expected to be among Unai Emery's new signings ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.
Uruguayan broadcaster Tenfield claim Torreira will undergo a medical and sign a five-year deal with Arsenal this week.
Torreira would be Arsenal's fourth signing of the summer after right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner, centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos and goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Arsenal's non-World Cup stars returned for pre-season training earlier this week ahead of their opening pre-season friendly at Boreham Wood on July 14.