Surprising nod from Torreira to Atlético

Torreira will have to decide this summer many things. Among them, where will he play next season. It is not clear where it will be because it does not have an easy situation to unravel.

The 25-year-old spent last season on loan at the Atlético de Madrid and has revealed that he would like to join the club of which he has been a fan since he was a child, Boca Juniors. But the club that has his rights, Arsenal, will not let go of him so easily. He paid 30 million euros for it.

In principle, the Athletic He was out of the equation of his future, but the protagonist himself, surprisingly, does not close that door. “We’ll see what happens, I have a contract with Arsenal. When the Copa América passes, I will sit down with my representative and we will see. I do not rule out at all Atlético de Madrid. They treated me very well and when you are treated like that and you feel comfortable that is very important. The group was always very kind to me. When my mother’s thing happened, they were all very aware. But then you have to value everything, you want to be important in a squad. With time we will see what is the best ”, said the player in words to Sport 890.


The player did not have the minutes he expected but recognized that in a team with as much quality as him Athletic, it was complicated. “I talked a lot with my dad, one when he gets used to playing is complicated, but he has to learn the team he’s on. Play in the center of the field Athletic with players like Koke, Llorente, Lemar who is world champion, Herrera, Kondogbia… It’s hard. Great players. I knew what my role was and I tried to take advantage of every opportunity. The year was tough because of my mother, but the year ended well with the title, “he acknowledged.

“When you don’t play, you always look for explanations. I think that by working things are achieved. I feel like I was in one of the best teams in the world. I managed to get into the history of the club and that is the most important thing, “he continued to explain that” he has no news “yet from the club. Arsenal and who continues with his head set on fulfilling his dream of playing in Boca Juniors.