Beijing Renhe Contemplating €8 Million Bid for Fernando Torres

Beijing Renhe have rejected suggestions that they are about to make an offer for Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres, who may be set for an exit from the Spanish club for the second time in his career. Torres returned to the Vicente Calderon for a second spell at the club. He is a local hero at Atletico Madrid and even captained them at a very young age. Torres is expected to have a much lower first-team opportunities in the second half of the campaign, as Atletico have brought in Diego Costa as the new centre forward.

Balague quashes Torres to Newcastle rumour

With the transfer window fast approaching, the rumour mill is heating up and one of the more interesting ones out there concerns Fernando Torres and a possible move to Newcastle United.

It appears the connection between the striker and the club stems from the relationship between him and Magpies manager Rafael Benitez from their time together at Liverpool and Chelsea.

However, the respected Spanish journalist Guillem Balague has poured cold water on the rumour taking to his social media feed on Twitter stating,

Fernando Torres Happy to Just Represent Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid were able to begin life at the Wanda Metropolitan stadium with the victory over Malaga.

The 1-0 victory has helped the club remain closer to the top of the table. Antoine Griezmann came up with the only goal of the game, as he marked his return from a suspension. The second half goal from the French superstar once again highlighted the heavy dependency on him for the goals. Former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres continues to play a bit part role at the club, but that does not seem to worry the former Atletico Madrid youngster.

Fernando Torres Reveals Plans to Retire as Atletico Madrid Player

Atletico Madrid forward Fernando Torres has revealed that he end his playing days while representing the Spanish club.

The 33-year-old returned to the Vicente Calderon a few years ago after playing for the likes of Liverpool and Chelsea amongst other clubs. After coming through the ranks at the club, he went on to become the youngest captain at Atletico. His move to Liverpool came in the summer of 2007 and this brought out the best in terms of goals from Fernando Torres.


Fernando Torres tried to convince his teammate, Antoine Griezmann to remain at Atletico Madrid in the midst of the intense speculation that he could be in line for a staggering switch to England, Manchester United this summer.

Griezmann has found himself being linked with a move to join the UEFA Europa League champions, Man United.

Reports have it that the Red Devils' manager, Jose Mourinho has made the France international his top summer target and that they are ready to trigger his £85million release clause.


Atletico Madrid is set to retain striker Fernando Torres this summer despite looking to buy two more strikers.

Reports in Spain claim the coach Diego Simeone called Torres to his office last week and he told him that he has plans for him.


Fernando Torres has advised his teammate Antoine Griezmannto stay put at the Vincente Calderon despite the French striker having “the world in his hands.”

The Atletico Madrid pair have a similar story. Torres was a brilliant striker in his prime at the same club. He excelled and clubs were all over him. He eventually agreed to move for a record fee to Anfield.


Fernando Torres has grabbed his 100th goal for his club Atletico Madrid.

He reached the milestones in a special way, grabbing the brace in the 2-0 win over Leganes in the La Liga. He got the rebound after Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty and added the other after the break.

Carragher Likens Dimitri Payet’s West Ham Behaviour to Torres’ at Liverpool

Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher says that the petulance and attitude shown by West Ham midfielder Dimitri Payet reminds him of the days with Fernando Torres.

The Spaniard was regarded as one of the best players at Liverpool, and he was a huge fear amongst fans. However, just six months after winning the World Cup title with Spain, he decided to move away from Anfield. A £ 50 million move to Chelsea in January 2011 followed, but it was against the wishes and love of everyone concerned with Liverpool. Carragher, who was still playing, says that Torres’ behaviour upset a number of his teammates.

Fernando Torres’ Champions League Experience Would Be Crucial, Says David Simeone

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says that the Champions League experience of Fernando Torres will be extremely crucial for the club when they take on Rostov in the group D match.

The Spaniard has managed to win a whole host of trophies at club and international level. He has been the winner of the World Cup and European championships with the Spanish national team, while he won the Champions League with Chelsea back in 2012.