It cost me a lot to learn the language to be able to relate with colleagues and people.
But it would see the midfielder make an instant return to Italy after he joined from Sampdoria last summer, and he has been asked how life in England compares. You go out in the morning and it is cloudy, you arrive at your house in the afternoon and it is cloudy.
The Uruguayan made 12 Europa League appearances - six from the bench - as Arsenal battled their way to the final, where they lost 4-1 to Chelsea in a controversial game in Azerbaijan.
He added: "But as the years pass, I'm going to adapt".
A fee of £32 Million was mentioned and the truth is that we would have to spend nearly all of it, if not more, to replace the diminutive Urugyuan so what would the point in selling him be?
While the 23-year-old's apparent struggles with English life are clear, the midfielder did go on the admit that he was willing to continue fighting and learning to adjust to the country and language.
"It was a wonderful goal for me to score".
Torreira's form tailed off as the season progressed amd he struggled to adapt to the demands of the Premier League game.
The midfielder is now in Brazil preparing to help Urguay's challenge for the Copa America, with their first game against Ecuador on Sunday.
It is one thing to sell a player for £100 Million and bring in three quality players but it is a whole different matter selling one proven Premier League player and then having to use all the cash raised to replace him without no guarantees. There were many more matches.
"All in all, for me the balance was positive and I am satisfied, satisfied with what I did this season".