AC Milan drop Lucas Torreira pusruit to focus on Arsenal transfer target Dennis Praet

first_imgLucas Torreira has been heavily linked with a summer transfer to AC Milan (Picture: Getty)AC Milan are set to drop their interest in Lucas Torreira and switch their focus to Sampdoria’s Dennis Praet.Torreira enjoyed an impressive debut campaign following his move to Arsenal last summer, but fueled speculation surrounding his future by conceding he had struggled to acclimatise to life in England.The Uruguay international’s admission has prompted Milan to test the waters and tempt Arsenal, who need to sell players in order to boost their measly £40million transfer budget, to part company with the 23-year-old.New Milan manager Marco Giampaolo worked with Torreira during their time together at Sampdoria and had hoped to make the player the centre piece of a new-look midfield engine room.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe Serie A club, who on Friday were forced to withdraw from next season’s Europa League due to FFP breaches, are reported to have put together an audacious £4.5m two-season loan deal, with an additional fee of around £25m to make his move permanent at the end of that period.Arsenal have dismissed that proposal out of hand and given their determination to resist any offers for Torreira, Milan will now look elsewhere, according to Sky Italia.Praet was reported to have been the subject of join £41m bid from Arsenal, who also want his Sampdoria teammate Joachim Andersen, earlier in the summer window.MORE: How Sampdoria duo Dennis Praet and Joachim Andersen can solve two of Unai Emery’s biggest issues at ArsenalSampdoria value the creative midfielder at around £25m and the player’s agent had hoped that his client’s future would be resolved imminently when he spoke earlier this month.‘Everybody knows what Giampaolo thinks of Dennis. For now, I can’t say anything else,’ said Martin Riha.‘AC Milan is an important brand, it’s a big name. But there are also other clubs that want to sign him, especially abroad, they’ve already shown their interest.’On whether Arsenal specifically had lodge a formal interest in Praet, he said: ‘I can’t add anything else now, I think you can understand.‘Dennis is a complete footballer and he is ready to join a big club. ‘There are many clubs interested, we’ll know everything in a few weeks.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 29 Jun 2019 2:57 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link AC Milan drop Lucas Torreira pusruit to focus on Arsenal transfer target Dennis Praetcenter_img Comment Advertisementlast_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Friday, May 8 to Sunday, May 10, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Friday, May 8 to Sunday, May 10, 2015: Friday, May 8, 2015•5:10 a.m. Thomas C. Dehaven, 54, Oxford, was issued a notice to appear for defective headlight.•10:45 a.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to a vehicle in the 1100 block N. B, Wellington.•11:30 a.m. Bridget A. Cody, 55, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for dog at large.•3:26 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of lumber by unknown suspect(s) in the 900 block N. Woodlawn, Wellington.•3:53 p.m. Officers investigated domestic battery and criminal damage to property by a known suspect in the 300 block E. Lincoln, Wellington.•4:20 p.m. Officers investigated disorderly conduct by a known suspect in the 300 block E. Mill, Wellington.•4:20 p.m. William M. Baker,  45, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for exhibition of speed.•4:52 p.m. Autumn E. Mudd, 29, Wichita, Ks was arrested, charged and bonded with domestic battery and criminal damage to property.•5:28 p.m. Officers investigated an assault and criminal trespass in the 300 block E. Mill, Wellington by a known suspect. The incident occurred on May 7, 2015.•5:34 p.m. Officers investigated an assault by a known suspect in the 1000 block W. Shady Lane, Wellington.•6:52 p.m. Non-Injury accident in the 1000 block N. G, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Jerry D. Butterworth, 73, Wellington and Jennifer K. Regnary, 42, Wellington.•7:00 p.m. Barbara E. Taylor, 76, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for disobeyed traffic signal.•9:54 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 200 block S. B, Wellington.•10:16 p.m. Officers investigated criminal damage to a vehicle in the 600 block N. High Dr, Wellington. Saturday, May 9, 2015•1:41 a.m. Hope A. Vargas, 22, Derby, was issued a notice to appear for driving with no lights.•6:06 p.m. Officers investigated criminal trespass in the 1400 block E. 16th, Wellington by known suspect.•1:07 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 100 block N. B, Wellington.•1:57 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 900 block W. 17th, Wellington.•5:08 p.m. Non-Injury, hit and run accident in the 1600 block N. C, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Haley N. Toothman, 26, Wellington and fixed objects/mailbox and posts owned by Tiffany D. Ferguson, Wellington and Cynthia G. Kegley, Wellington.•5:08 p.m. Non-Injury, hit and run accident in the 1900 block N. B, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Haley N. Toothman, 26, Wellington and fixed objects/mailbox and posts owned by Goeff R. Elkins, Wellington.•5:08 p.m. Officers investigated driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and obstruction of law enforcement officers in the 1100 block N. A, Wellington.•5:46 p.m. Haley N. Toothman, 26, Wellington was arrested, charged and bonded with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and obstruction of law enforcement.•6:30 p.m. Officers took a report of suspicious activity in the 500 block E. 4th, Wellington.•7 p.m. Officers took a report of endangering a child in the 500 block Lake View Road, Wellington. Sunday, May 10, 2015•12:58 a.m. Joshua A. Wolf, 39, Wellington was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, fleeing or eluding law enforcement officer, refusal to submit to testing, obstruction with law enforcement officers, improper stop or turn signal and no drivers’ license in possession.•11:15 a.m. Officers took a report of a child in need of care in the 800 block W. College, Wellington.•1:22 p.m. Officers took a report of an animal shelter violation by a known owner in the 1000 block E. 8th, Wellington.•2:53 p.m. Injury, hit and run accident in the 1000 block N. Vandenburg, Wellington involving a vehicle operated by Haley N. Toothman, 26, Wellington and a fixed object/utility pole owned by the city of Wellington.•2:53 p.m. Officers investigated driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs by known suspect in the 1000 block N. Vandenburg, Wellington.•5:10 p.m. Non-Injury, private property accident in the 1000 block W. U.S. 160, Wellington involving vehicles operated by Kimberly R. Shaw, 40, Harper, and Libby L. Driver, 27, Wellington.•8:10 p.m. Kenneth W. Byers, 18, Wellington was issued a notice to appear for seat belt violation.•9:56 p.m. Officers investigated a battery in the 1000 block W. College, Wellington by a known suspect.last_img read more