ARSENAL are set for imminent talks with the agent of Facundo Torres as their interest in the winger intensifies, according to reports.
The Gunners have had an outstanding start to the season and continue to lead the way in the Premier League after a weekend trouncing of Nottingham Forest.
Their foundation has been built on young players and an attacking brand of football under Mikel Arteta.
Torres, 22, has been linked with a move to the Emirates as Arsenal look to build more squad depth.
ESPN report that Torres' agent Edgardo Lasalvia has confirmed talks are set to be held with the London club.
The Uruguayan has enjoyed an outstanding season in the MLS with Orlando City and Arsenal have taken notice.
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Lasalvia will reportedly hold talks with Arsenal scout Toni Lima to discuss a potential move.
The agent revealed that there were still no advanced talks but interest existed from the Premier League table-toppers.
Lima was hired in 2021 and is known to specialise in South American talent.
He is credited with being one of the first to spot the talent of Neymar and Philippe Coutinho when they played in Brazil.
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Torres has thrived at Orlando City and has scored nine goals and recorded 10 assists in his debut season.
The attacker signed a four-year deal from Uruguayan club Penarol in January for a fee of around £7.75million.
Orlando City finished 7th in the MLS Eastern Conference table.
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