Incredible new stats on Lucas Torreira show just how important he has already been to the Arsenal squad, talkSPORT reports.

The Gunners moves to sign the Uruguayan from Sampdoria this summer for £26.4m after a string of impressive outings at the World Cup in Russia.

Despite being relatively unknown before his move to the Emirates, the 22-year-old has already proven his with to Unai Emery’s squad as they look to mount a real challenge for the Premier League title this campaign.

Stats published by talkSPORT show that Arsenal have scored just nine goals but conceded 10 when Torreira has not been on the pitch for the Gunners this season.

However, when the Uruguayan has been on the pitch Arsenal have scored a staggering 20 goals and conceded just three, highlighting his importance to Emery’s squad.