Suddenly, Fernando Torres has become a desired target for some of the top clubs in Europe. Currently, on loan at AC Milan from Chelsea, the Spaniard striker could either make a return to Atletico Madrid, or Liverpool this January transfer window.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.
Chelsea's new recruit Diego Costa scored a hat-trick against visiting Swansea at Stamford Bridge to help Blues lead the league table by two points and to the elation of manager Jose Mourinho. After the match, Mourinho hailed Costa as a 'special' player.
Fernando Torres has already impressed AC Milan with his autograph-signing abilities and will attempt to show that he is just as prolific when it comes to scoring goals when he makes his Serie A debut on Sunday.
Diego Costa is doubtful for Chelsea`s trip to Everton on Saturday while manager Jose Mourinho has said the club will be in trouble if media reports of a Fernando Torres move to AC Milan prove accurate.
Manchester United are reportedly set to break their transfer record once again, as they are eyeing to bring Real Madrid, Angel Di Maria to Old Trafford for a fee of GBP 60m. Earlier, in January this year, the Red Devils had bought former Chelsea star, Juan Mata for a club record fee of GBP 37.5m. Now Di Maria looks on his way to Louis van Gaal`s team and thus breaking Mata`s record.
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says he is delighted that Portuguese midfielder Tiago Cardoso has made a U-turn to re-sign with the club while at the same time dropping a big hint that local hero Fernando Torres would be welcome back at the Vicente Calderon.