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.

How the Premier League compares among Europe’s Big 5

The English Premier League is considered by many as the most exciting football league in the world. It’s certainly the most popular when it comes to television ratings and revenue worldwide.

This despite the Spanish La Liga dominating both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League over the past three seasons and storming away in the UEFA Coefficient member rankings.

Atletico Players Still Trust Simeone

Fernando Torres says that despite the poor form shown by Atletico Madrid, the players still trust manager Diego Simeone and his tactics.

The club slipped to sixth place in the table after a second consecutive loss in the league. This time around, it was quite a heavy 3-0 defeat against Real Madrid at the Vicente Calderon.

The possibilities of Atletico Madrid being even close to winning the title are slowly slipping away.


Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has emerged the winner of a fans’ vote organized by Sky Sports for the top 50 players to come out from Liverpool and Manchester United.

The ex-Reds midfielder led the pack after garnering 49,000 votes. In second place is Barcelona talisman Luis Suarez with 40,000 votes.


Spanish footballer Fernando Torres has dismissed rumours that coach of Atletico Madrid Diego Simeone might leave the club soon.

There have been reports that Simeone reduced the length of his contract with the La Liga side as he was planning his exit. The reports claim the coach’s deal would now lapse in 2018 instead of the intended 2020.

Liverpool Wrongly Portrayed Me as a Traitor, Says Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres has spoken about incidents that led to his move to Chelsea in 2011 and also the unfair portrayal by Liverpool supporters.

On numerous occasions, Liverpool fans have voiced their hatred against the Spaniard and have branded him as a traitor. He was one of the most favourite players in a Liverpool shirt just before his move. Torres achieved this legendary status after having scored 65 goals in 102 league appearances for the club. However, he felt that the direction that the club was about to take under the new ownership was not going to immediately result in trophies.