Reports in Italy had suggested that La Samp and the Gunners had already agreed a deal for the Uruguay global, but the transfer was put on hold until after his participation in Russian Federation.
Torreira has spent the last season impressing everyone who has watched him, and has continued to do so at the World Cup.
This is not to say that it is all sunshine and rainbows for the Gunners with some fans still not convinced about Unai Emery and his drastic overhaul of the Arsenal system claiming that it is not the way forward.
Lucas Torreira will be prepared for life in the Premier League when his "scary" transfer to Arsenal is completed, according to the player's father.
Speaking to Fox Argentina, Ricardo Torreira said his son's move to the Emirates Stadium would go through "if nothing unusual happens". "We are satisfied with what they offered us, but let's wait a little longer until the World Cup ends".
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"Arsenal offered to do the medical examinations in Russian Federation but we decided against it because we felt it's inconvenient, it is not the right time".
"It is all done in a draft and only missing the arrival of Lucas to England", he added.
The Gunners have been heavily linked with a move for the player, with talks reportedly being held over a summer deal.
The 22-year-old was given an early release for his nation's summer exploits following their defeat to France at the quarter-final stage and made securing his long-term future at club level.
Emery has already brought in Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Switzerland right-back Stefan Lichtsteiner and Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
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