Arsenal Football Club midfielder, Lucas Torreira is set to join Atletico Madrid on loan transfer in a huge Gunner boost to sign Thomas Partey.
According to Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal are reportedly in talks to sign the midfielder and clear way for the arrival of Partey to the Emirates.
Atletico also plan to give the 22-year-old Uruguayan a permanent deal at the cub if the deal comes through.
Atletico are also demanding that the gunners pay a full £45m release clause for 27-year-old Thomas Partey, although Arsenal may attempt to negotiate that down amid the Torreira talks.
Arteta is also tracking Houssem Aouar and it is claimed the club cannot afford both the Lyon star and Partey. The Lyon star, Aourar is rated at around £44m.