Man City pour cold water on bid for Liverpool's Torres

Manchester City have poured cold water on reports of a mega bucks push for Liverpool ace Fernando Torres. Sulaiman al-Fahim, the Abu Dhabi billionaire who orchestrated Sheik mansour's £210m takeover of City last month, has confessed he is a big fan of the Spain international, but a club spokesman said: "At no time has any Manchester City official, or anybody representing the club, contacted Fernando Torres, his representatives or Liverpool Football Club."

Manchester City have poured cold water on reports of a mega bucks push for Liverpool ace Fernando Torres.

Sulaiman al-Fahim, the Abu Dhabi billionaire who orchestrated Sheik mansour's £210m takeover of City last month, has confessed he is a big fan of the Spain international, but a club spokesman said: "At no time has any Manchester City official, or anybody representing the club, contacted Fernando Torres, his representatives or Liverpool Football Club."

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