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Facundo Torres confirms Arsenal talks as Stan Kroenke plots next MLS transfer move

MLS star Facundo Torres has confirmed that Arsenal have held talks with Orlando City over a potential transfer.

Reports emerged in October last year which claimed the Gunners were targeting a move for the 22-year-old and had planned a meeting with his representatives to see if a deal could be struck. Speaking exclusively to 90min this week, Torres confirmed the stories were true and revealed what the latest is in regards to a possible move.

“Orlando City confirmed to me that there was contact with Arsenal, but then I left for the World Cup and I didn’t want to hear about a potential transfer at that point,” he said. “So the conversation stayed there but now that I am back with the team, we will see where the conversation goes,” Torres added.

As well as touching on the interest shown by Arsenal, the Uruguayan international also outlined his desire to play in Europe and named the Premier League as one of his preferred destinations.

“I would love to play in Europe. It’s a dream I’ve had since I was a kid. At the moment I am focused on Orlando City. But La Liga or Premier League would be my targets, and that’s where the rumours…

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