Galatasaray confirm negotiations for Dries Mertens and Lucas Torreira

After a disappointing 13th place in the league last season, Galatasaray is taking steps to strengthen itself and return to the heights of Turkish football. The Istanbul club confirmed this Saturday the start of negotiations with Belgian striker Dries Mertens (35), free of any contract since leaving Naples, and with Arsenal for their Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira (26).

“Official negotiations have started with the player and his club The Arsenal Football Club PLC regarding the transfer of professional footballer Lucas Sebastian Torreira Di Pascua to our club. Regarding the transfer of professional footballer Dries Mertens to our club, official negotiations have started with the footballer.can we read in the two press releases of the Yellow-and-Red.