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Lucas Torreira sends message to Thomas Partey over Arsenal transfer

Lucas Torreira joined Atletico Madrid on loan on deadline day (Picture: Getty)

Lucas Torreira wished Thomas Partey good luck following his move to Arsenal and said the Gunners will treat the midfielder ‘very well’ at the Emirates.

Arsenal signed Partey on deadline day after they activated a release clause in the 27-year-old’s contract to sign the Ghanian for £45m.

The Gunners waited to sign Partey because they wanted to offload some members of their squad before sanctioning the transfer.

One of those was Torreira and the Uruguayan is likely to be Partey’s replacement at the Wanda Metropolitano after he signed a one-year loan deal with Diego Simeone’s side.

Despite falling out of favour under Mikel Arteta, there is no bitterness from Torreira and the Uruguayan says Partey will find a club that is perfect for him in north London.

Partey signed after Arsenal activated a £45m release clause in his contract (Picture: Getty)

Asked about Partey’s move, Torreira said: ‘There he will meet a club where they treated me very well and that is the most important thing.’

Torreira had agreed to join Fiorentina earlier in the window but Arsenal used him as a…