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Fernando Torres set for MLS stint as final Atleti days approach

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres looks set for a move to Major League Soccer as his final days at the Wanda Metropolitano approach. Torres announced, last Monday, that his second stint at boyhood club Atletico Madrid would end this Summer, having reluctantly accepted he’d need to move to play regularly. Since returning to Atletico in 2015, after a short spell at Milan, the 34-year-old striker has made 100 appearances, scoring 24 goals. Despite not reaching the heights of his time in Madrid at the beginning of his career, Torres has…

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Torres favours MLS or China move, says former agent

According to Fernando Torres’ former agent, the Spaniard’s next career move will likely take him to the MLS or Chinese Super League. Torres announced, on Monday, that his second stint at boyhood club Atletico Madrid would end this Summer, having reluctantly accepted he’d need to move to play regularly. Since returning to Atletico in 2015, after a short spell at Milan, the 34-year-old striker has made 100 appearances, scoring 24 goals. Despite not reaching the heights of his time in Madrid at the beginning of his career, Torres has remained…

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Fernando Torres calls time on his Atletico Madrid career

Fernando Torres has told reporters that he will not play for Atletico Madrid beyond this season. Torres joined his boyhood club at the tender age of 10, spending six years with their youth system before being given the chance in the first team at the age of 16. An impressive six years at the forefront of Atleti’s attack – saw him gain a move to Premier League side Liverpool, where he scored an impressive 65 goals in 102 league goals. His form for the Anfield club enforced a £50m move…

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Atletico Madrid unsure on trio’s future after China interest

Atletico Madrid are unsure on the futures of Fernando Torres, Yannick Yarrasco and Nicolas Gaitan after interest from the Chinese Super League. Gaitan has struggled for playing time this season and is now set for Dalian Yifang after interest emerged over the weekend. The winger is set to become the next in a long list of La Liga based players close to a move to China, having seen Cedric Bakambu move from Villarreal in January. Whilst the former Benfica man is expected to move within the coming days, it is…

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Fernando Torres set for Asian swansong?

With news that Yannick Carrasco is set to complete a move to the Chinese Super League over the weekend, it is reported that teammate Fernando Torres may also be set for a move to the Far East. According to Cadena COPE journalist Antonio Ruiz, Atletico Madrid is interested in including Torres in the deal that will see Carrasco move to Dalian Yifang for €30 million. The 33-year-old has been competing for game time against Diego Costa, Antoine Griezmann and Kevin Gameiro throughout the season. With the other three continuing to…

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Rennes reject chance to sign Fernando Torres

Rennes have rejected the chance to sign Fernando Torres, who has deemed surplus to requirements at Atletico Madrid. The former Liverpool and Chelsea man has been struggling to gain regular playing time under Diego Simeone this season, despite scoring at the weekend. Torres, who will see his contract at the Wanda Metropolitano come to an end in June 2018, is said to have told his representatives to approach other clubs over a summer move. Ligue 1 side Rennes are one of those clubs said to be contacted and L’Equipe have…

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Torres on reports of poor Simeone relationship

Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres has spoken about reports claiming he and boss Diego Simeone have a strained relationship. The former Chelsea goalscorer has played just one full 90 minute game this for Los Rojiblancos and reports have claimed that he has spoken with Simeone regarding his playing time. An all-important goal from the substitutes bench last weekend against Alaves saw Atleti move ahead of Valencia into second place and behind league leaders Barcelona. Torres, who has just one goal and one assist this season has said he will not…

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Roma look to sell Sanabria to Atletico Madrid

Roma are looking at the current form of Real Betis striker Antonio Sanabria with delight. Monchi the sporting director at Roma, is looking to trigger their buy back clause on the striker. According to reports from Calciomercato, Roma will look to immediately sell Sanabria to Atletico Madrid. Sanabria left the Italian capital for Betis on a full time basis in the summer of 2016. Recognising the striker’s potential talent in their books, Roma added a buy back clause into the deal. This buy back option is valued at €11 million but will rise…

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Fernando Torres’ time at Atletico Madrid up in January

Fernando Torres will leave Atletico Madrid in January, according to various reports in Spanish press. The 33-year-old has found playing time hard to come by this season, matched with a run of poor form which has seen fail to score when given the chance in ten appearances. Diario AS have cited a report in El Larguero that claims the former Liverpool and Chelsea man will leave the club in the January transfer window to look for more playing time. Kevin Gameiro, Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann are all ahead of…

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