Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to praise the club’s new signing Lucas Torreira, who has taken the league by storm.
This comes after his belligerent man of the match performance against bitter rivals Tottenham last weekend, where his relentless performance was topped by a brilliant goal at the end of the match.
That was the display that marked the Uruguayan as one of the best central midfielders in the Premier League, with some fans now saying that he is a better player than Chelsea maestro N’Golo Kanté.
The 22-year-old made a slow start to the season, as new manager Unai Emery chose not to pick him. However, after being given his first start, he has not looked back.
The question remains as to whether he can maintain the level of performance that he showed at The Emirates against Spurs.
This is what the fans had to say:
A lot Better than Kante he just need trophies
— Dinar ❁ (@dinarinspire) December 7, 2018
70% of the earth is covered by water
The rest is covered by Lucas Torreira
— – (@CrazRauf) December 7, 2018
Torreira >>> Kanté
— joaquin (@ouussi) December 7, 2018
best DM in the world
— Bill (@IamNotYourDaaad) December 7, 2018
Best signing of the summer. No debate.
— Gunner (@MesutAFC8) December 7, 2018
I love his passion and love towards the game. He waited patiently for his time and when that time came, he made good use of it..@LTorreira34 I salute you
— Nana Yaw Osei Asibey (@NanaYawOseiAsi2) December 7, 2018
This guy has been a huge success for the Gunners this season.
— Adewale Rabiu (@waleria_2002) December 7, 2018
— JamieSmite (@SmiteJamie) December 7, 2018
Torreria has been the find of the season. Just the kind of player Arsenal needed.
— Vasudev Naik (@vasuvnaik) December 7, 2018
— Jaba Adamu Habila (@habsalone) December 7, 2018
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— Khory (@denchrasta) December 7, 2018