Chelsea discuss Torres return with Atletico Madrid officials

Chelsea have discussed with Atletico Madrid sending Fernando Torres back to his former club in the summer.

Chelsea have discussed with Atletico Madrid sending Fernando Torres back to his former club in the summer.

The Daily Star says a final deal for long-term target Falcao, 27, was discussed this week and is expected to be worth in the region of £40m.

One option is to offer Fernando Torres back to Atletico Madrid in part-exchange.

Torres has flopped at Stamford Bridge since his British record £50m move from Liverpool two years ago. He was a huge favourite at Atletico where he began his career before moving to Anfield in 2007.

Boss Diego Simeone hinted last week that Atletico would welcome Torres back.

He said: "We were team-mates. I know how important he can be.

"Fernando knows about the club's history, what it means to play here and I don't need to speak about his ability.

"We have to wait for the season to end and decide which of the available players could come here and do a good job."

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