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Arsenal: Fans beg Unai Emery to start Lucas Torreira after this video emerges

Arsenal: Fans beg Unai Emery to start Lucas Torreira after this video emerges

Arsenal fans were calling for manager Unai Emery to start Lucas Torreira after a video of him striking a free-kick while on international duty with Uruguay emerged.

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In the video, the diminutive midfielder is seen sending a set-piece into the top right-hand corner beyond the reach of the ‘keeper (via Arsenal’s official Twitter account).

Torreira has endured a frustrating season at the Emirates Stadium this campaign, staring just two of their eight Premier League games (via Transfermarkt).

The season follows reports the 24-year-old wanted to leave the club in the summer transfer window, with famed journalist Gianluca Di Marzio reporting Torreira was targeting a move back to Italy.

The Uruguay international came out and swept aside rumours over a potential departure, claiming he was happy to be a part of Arsenal (via Arseblog).

After watching him score a free-kick in training, fans took to Twitter to beg Emery to start Torreira.

Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:

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