Rafa Benitez has admitted he want to usher in former Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres to Newcastle.
Torres, 34, is lately a loose agent after completing his contract with Atletico Madrid – the membership he additionally began his occupation at.
The Magpies boss, who introduced ‘El Nino’ to Anfield in 2007, and labored with him in his time as Chelsea boss within the 2012/13 season, stated in an interview with Marca at the prospect of linking up with Torres for a 3rd time: “I believe it’ll be more difficult for him to come back for him, now not as a result of we do not need to.
“I have no idea what is going on in his head, however possibly he is considering one thing else.
“It might be interesting, however I do not believe it could be simple.”
The Spaniard has plenty of choices world wide, consistent with his agent who stated: “There’s no group but however we do have concepts.
“One possibility is the US and every other China. No longer Europe, nor the Heart East.”
There are nonetheless questions marks surrounding Benitez’s long term on the north east membership as he appears to safe first rate budget from Newcastle proprietor Mike Ashley.
The 58-year-old was once connected with a transfer to West Ham, alternatively, it kind of feels the Spaniard is ready to stick within the Toon, suggesting there may just nonetheless be an opportunity of signing Torres.
Newcastle have by no means spent greater than £16million on a unmarried participant which was once the volume they paid to herald Michael Owen from Actual Madrid in 2005.
The membership has a scarcity of a prolific goalscorers with Ayoze Perez topping the charts with ten objectives.
Alternatively, Torres hasn’t ever reached the similar stage he did at Liverpool with much less prolific spells at Chelsea, Milan and Atletico.
Benitez added: “In Liverpool he was once sensational.
“Then we went to Chelsea and, even though he had a nasty time when he arrived, he was once very important for us in profitable the Europa League.”