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Birthdate:  March 20, 1984    Birthplace:  Fuenlabrada, Spain    Nationality:  Spain    Height:  6' 1"    Weight:  174 lbs    

July 23, 2014    Fernando Torres News

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Monaco has joined Atletico Madrid in pursuit of a transfer of Torres, reports the Daily Mail.

Atletico Madrid had been the most likely contender for the striker, but reports suggest the player is open to all offers. Chelsea is rumored to be looking for a £20 million transfer fee.

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Fernando Torres: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

June 23, 2014

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Torres scored in the 69th minute of Spain's 3-0 win over Australia at the World Cup on Monday.

Torres has now scored 39 international goals for Spain in 111 appearances, which dwarfs his 20 goals for Chelsea in his 110 appearances for the club. With Chelsea expected to bring in striker Diego Costa from Atletico Madrid this summer, it is unclear what his future holds at Stamford Bridge.

March 21, 2014

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Torres admitted that he is unsure about his future with Chelsea and wouldn't mind returning to Atletico Madrid to play under former teammate Diego Simeone, according to Sky Sports.

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has been vocal about the lack of goals from his current set of strikers, and has been linked with a number of players. Torres has two years remaining on his current contract with the club.

March 19, 2014

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Torres started Tuesday's Champions League match on the bench and made a substitute appearance under the watch of Inter Milan after recovering from a groin issue, reports the Daily Mail.

Inter Milan are reportedly interested in bringing the Chelsea striker to Italy, and were also watching John Obi Mikel as a midfield option. Torres had been sidelined since injuring his groin during warmups for a match against Tottenham in early March.

March 13, 2014

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Torres (groin) is hoping to return to training before the end of the week and may be available for next week's Champions League match against Galatasaray, reports the Daily Mail.

Torres injured his groin warming up for last week's match against Tottenham. The striker was expected to be out for around two weeks, and this news would indicate that he is right on schedule.

March 9, 2014

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Torres is expected to miss two weeks after injuring his groin during warmups ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Tottenham, London24 reports. ďIt was muscular, a big surprise because he didnít go to the national team, he stayed with us and had his rest and training," manager Jose Mourinho said. "Sometimes these things happen. In the warm-up he felt something in his groin, with muscles even with a little thing you are out for a couple of weeks."

Samuel Eto'o got the start for Torres, and scored the opener, while Demba Ba made a second half appearance and bagged a brace. Torres has been in-and-out of the lineup this season because of multiple injuries, making him a fairly unreliable fantasy option.

March 8, 2014

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Torres, who was announced in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Tottenham, was a late scratch after picking up an injury in warm-up, according to Sky Sports.

Samuel Eto'o entered the starting XI in his place, with more information about Torres likely coming out after the match.

February 26, 2014

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Torres scored in the ninth minute of Chelsea's 1-1 draw with Galatasaray in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Wednesday.

Torres, who has battled a knee injury recently, started Wednesday's match, the first time he's been in the starting XI since January 11, which also happened to be the last time he scored a goal. Torres has four goals and two assists in Premier League play this season, plus another three goals in the Champions League.