Inter Milan are launching a bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres. The Daily Mail says Inter are plotting a summer move for Torres and have the funds to pay the £20million fee Chelsea will demand for the striker who holds the British transfer record.

Torres arrived from Liverpool for £50m three years ago and has been left in no doubt that Jose Mourinho will prioritise a big-money replacement.

Representatives from the Italian club were in dialogue with Chelsea during the January transfer window, asking about Juan Mata and offering Fredy Guarin in return. No deals were struck but contact was strengthened and the Italians could return for Torres.

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