Fiorentina are eyeing Chelsea striker Fernando Torres.

Florence sources say Fiorentina are exploring the prospect of luring the former Liverpool star to Italy in the summer.

Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle is excited by the work of coach Vincenzo Montella and is ready to reward him and the Viola fans with a big name signing for next season.

Torres is expected to be made available by Chelsea for the summer market and Fiorentina are on track to offer him Champions League football.