Even though Lucas Torreira told Arsenal’s official website he wants to help the Gunners achieve their goals for this season, it hasn’t stopped him from being linked with other clubs.

On Thursday, Corriere dello Sport reported Napoli have identified the midfielder as a January target and are of the belief it will be ‘easy to tempt’ him because he isn’t having a ‘wonderful season’ at the Emirates.

Later that evening, Calciomercato relayed the claims made by Corriere and provided more information about the Serie A side’s interest in the 23-year-old.

Napoli came up with a plan for the winter market during a summit headed by chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis, and have made the Uruguay international their ‘priority’ target for January.

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Torreira is a player ‘who brings everyone together’ at the Naples club, from their chief scout to sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli. Therefore, the Serie A side ‘intend’ to make an approach from him.

Calciomercato adds Napoli will face competition in signing the Arsenal player because Atlético Madrid are also looking at the South American.